Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office and celebrated their second consecutive championship in the East Room of the White House. Trump has grabbed a number of sports headlines in recent weeks, including his criticism of NFL players for kneeling during the anthem and his decision to disinvite the NBA champion Golden State Warriors […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins, defending back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, were honored by President Trump during a visit to the White House on Tuesday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins attended the White House on Tuesday to celebrate their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship. If you looked at their social media, and the NHL’s for that matter, you’d have no idea that such a controversial meeting was taking place. On Twitter, the Penguins were silent for almost the entire day. They had […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins head coach defended his team's decision to visit the White House Tuesday, amid controversy over Donald Trump's attempts to silence a wave of sports protests. Massachusetts-born Mike Sullivan insisted the visit "was not political," but rather a celebration of the team's Stanley Cup championship last season. Sullivan said he would have no […]
President Donald Trump suggested during the Pittsburgh Penguins' visit to the White House on Tuesday that co-owner Ron Burkle should help renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. "First of all, he's a friend of mine for a long time," Trump said of Burkle at the ceremony, which commemorated the Penguins' Stanley Cup win earlier […]
Mike Sullivan, the coach of the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins, insisted his team's visit to the White House Tuesday was "not political," adding that he wouldn't mind if one of his players took a knee during the national anthem. (Oct. 10)
The Pittsburgh Penguins made their polarizing trip with the Stanley Cup to the White House on Tuesday, drawing plenty of criticism on Twitter. You can watch video of that visit, and Donald’s Trump’s jokes (including a bit on NAFTA), in the clip above
Trump meets with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office today and later hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team at the White House.
The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins were in Washington on Tuesday to be honored by President Donald Trump at the White House, a visit team captain Sidney Crosby and other players say is not about politics. The NHL's Penguins will be the third championship team to visit Trump after the NFL's New England Patriots and […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby and the rest of the Pittsburgh Penguins view their trip to the White House on Tuesday as the final moment of celebration for a championship season, not some sort of statement about where they stand on President Donald Trump. “From my side of things, there’s absolutely no politics involved,” Crosby said […]
When the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Ryan Reaves at the NHL draft general manager Jim Rutherford basically said that he was tired of seeing his team get pushed around every night. “I hear year after year how the league and everyone loves how the Penguins play. ‘They play pure hockey and they skate.’ Well, now it’s […]
Carrying over dominance from the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, Matt Murray blanked the Predators as the Penguins won 4-0 in that championship rematch on Saturday. Murray shut out the Predators in Game 5 and 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, too, so this marks three goose eggs in a row for Nashville vs. the quick-learning […]