With the help of three giant holiday surprises, the Florida Panthers did their part to help brighten the spirits of kids at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. Santa is going to need a bigger sleigh.
With Christmas fast approaching, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and one giant, bearded elf stopped by Florida’s Chris Evert Children’s Hospital to help brighten the holidays for a few sick children.
We haven’t brushed up on our holiday reading yet, but we’re not sure that Mrs. Claus was ever 6-foot-6 with size 13 feet. But we could be wrong. Take a look as a few Panthers players stop by the hospital to lift spirits:
For those wondering, that’s 6-foot-5 Erik Gudbranson as Santa, 6-foot-6 Jimmy Hayes as the Santa’s favorite helper, and Nick Bjugstad plays Mrs. Claus ever so wonderfully. Santa is going to need a bigger sleigh, and it better be one with lots of legroom.
The Panthers may have used their last Christmas wishes on Tuesday, picking up a win in an exhausting 20-round shootout.