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Penguins announce they will accept White House invite
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One day after the NBA champion Golden State Warriors announced that they would use their trip to Washington this season to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion in lieu of a White House visit, the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins issued a statement announcing they have accepted an invite to visit the White House again this year. […]

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Penguins say they will accept invitation to visit White House, Donald Trump
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The Pittsburgh Penguins say they've accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to go to the White House after winning the Stanley Cup. The Penguins released a statement Sunday saying they respect the office of the president and "the long tradition of championship teams visiting the White House." The Penguins were honored by Barack Obama […]

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Penguins wrong to accept Trump’s invitation with feeble statement
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In the last 48 hours, President Donald Trump made “sticking to sports” impossible, because he stuck it to sports. Or, more specifically, to athletes of color who dared protest police brutality through peaceful demonstration at NFL games, or decided not to be a human political commercial for a president whose words, deeds and actions they […]

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Kraft Hockeyville: Blues beat Penguins in tune-up for season-opener
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Much like Sunday night, the St. Louis Blues will visit the Pittsburgh Penguins for a game in Pennsylvania on Oct. 4. With that in mind, the more heated moments from tonight’s Kraft Hockeyville preseason match might be fresh on the minds of both teams when the games start to count. The Penguins got the first […]

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Donald Trump Turns to Pittsburgh Penguins, Full of Canadians, After Insulting NFL and NBA
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Amid the brouhaha caused by his repeated attacks on the NFL and NBA over the weekend, Donald Trump sought support from an unlikely source Sunday evening. “Please [sic] to inform that the Champion Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL will be joining me at the White House for Ceremony. The Penguins, led by superstar Canadian center Sidney […]

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Penguins announce they will keep White House visit amid turmoil in NBA and NFL
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The 2016-17 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Sunday the team has accepted an invitation to meet President Donald Trump at the White House. The announcement came one day after Trump disinvited the NBA champion Golden State Warriors as that team debated whether to visit the White House. The Pens’ announcement also came just […]

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Sidney Crosby says it is 'great honor' for Penguins to visit White House
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The Pittsburgh Penguins are bringing the Stanley Cup to the White House yet again, and team captain Sidney Crosby is more than OK with that despite recent growing tension between professional athletes and their teams with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Crosby, who hails from the Canadian Maritimes, told reporters that he […]

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ECHL equipment manager stole gear, sold during game: Police
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For nearly two years, the ECHL Reading Royals would notice a few things were disappearing from their equipment offices. According to Reading police, 36-year-old Thomas J. Plaugher was charged with felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after the Philadelphia Flyers affiliate reported the thefts in May. The thefts allegedly occurred […]

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The Rangers are keeping J.T. Miller at wing
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When the New York Rangers traded center Derek Stepan to the Arizona Coyotes this offseason it created an opening at a pretty important spot in their lineup. With that new vacancy at center it seemed reasonable to conclude that J.T. Miller, coming off of a career year that saw him score 22 goals and record […]

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Stanley Cup champion Penguins say they'll still visit Trump White House
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The Golden State Warriors won't visit the White House, but the champions of the NHL plan to do so. The Pittsburgh Penguins released a statement Sunday morning noting their respect for the "Office of the President" and the "long tradition" of championship teams visiting the White House and saying they have accepted an invitation from […]

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Donald Trump tweets about Penguins’ White House visit
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Earlier today, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that they would accept an invitation to visit the White House. You can read all about that here, including the Penguins’ brief statement on the matter. On a day in which NFL teams are drawing attention for how players (and owners) are acting during the national anthem, Donald Trump […]

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'Great team!' Trump will welcome Pittsburgh Penguins to White House
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins hoists the Stanley Cup during the team’s victory parade in June. As Donald Trump faced backlash for his harsh criticism of athletes who have kneeled in protest for the national anthem, the Pittsburgh Penguins confirmed on Sunday they will visit the White House to celebrate their Stanley Cup victory. […]

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