One lucky fan met Blackhawks organist Frank Pellico

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Blackhawks organist Frank Pellico wears his Stanley Cup Championship ring as he plays his Hammond organ. Ridgeland Common Ice Rink hosted a hockey game between Oak Park River Forest High School and Fenwick High School alumni Friday afternoon before the rink closes for renovation. | Jon Langham~for Sun-Times Media

Blackhawks organist Frank Pellico made a Blackhawks fans day when he went into Taco Bell, and bought a Pepsi.

One fan posted on Reddit that Pellico came into Taco Bell, where the fan works, and allowed him to wear his Stanley Cup rings.

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Well basically he was our first customer of the day, he came through and ordered a large diet Pepsi, he pulled up and paid I hand him his drink and he asks me if I like hockey. I say Of course, I love hockey! (at this time I didn’t recognize who he was) he asked me if I had a few minutes, and I said of course. So he pulled around and tells me he is the organist for the Blackhawks and I go FRANK PELLICO? I saw you on TV! He smiles and pulls out the rings from his car and asks if I have a camera. I say oh heck yes! and he says good, give me you hands and when I put them on raise your hands near your face and make two fists. So I do, and he snaps a few photos. We talked hockey a bit, and apparently he lives a few minutes away from me. My only regret is that I did not get a picture of him and I together, I was awestruck by the hardware. Just another reason to love this organization, here’s a guy who goes out of the way to share what he’s accomplished without even being asked to, rings worth hundreds of thounsands of dollars and a priceless amount of sentimental value. And he makes a strangers day just because he can.

This gives a personality to a man who isn’t usually seen during the Blackhawks game.

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