Last week Pittsburgh Penguin Maxime Talbot visited the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside.  I got to follow him around and take photos as he visited with the patients receiving treatment.  He’s a genuinely nice guy.

Hockey Fights Cancer

Pittsburgh Penguins' Max Talbot (left) shares a laugh with Dani Cavanaugh, 26, of Mt. Lebanon at the Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside on Thursday, October 14, 2010. The visit was part of the Penguins Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. Hockey Fights Cancer is a National Hockey League-wide initiative to raise money to support cancer research institutions, Children's Hospitals, players' charities and cancer organizations.

Here’s a video produced by the Penguins:

If you watch closely you’ll even see me in the background:)