The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins were honored at the White House for the second year in a row on Tuesday — but this roster's trip was slightly different than the last. After rescinding an invitation for the NBA champion Golden State Warriors
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday welcomed the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House to celebrate them winning the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. Trump opened the ceremony with some words about the California wildfire, saying he told California Gov. Jerry Brown that the federal government will help them. "Not only are the Penguins the first team […]
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 […]
After a rough shutout loss to the Colorado Avalanche, the Bruins made some alterations to their roster ahead of a three-game West Coast road trip through Colorado, Arizona and Las Vegas. Heinen had one assist in one game for the P-Bruins this season, and had an under-the-radar solid training camp with the Bruins after a […]
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 […]
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
Stanley Cup champions haven’t been visiting the President in D.C. for that long. One of the most common things you’ll hear regarding the Penguins’ visit to the White House is that it’s about tradition. "We respect the office of the president and the White House, and the history and tradition of
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YOU CAN WATCH THE FULL SEGMENT IN THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE. The event took place despite mounting controversy surround the tradition, as the Golden State Warriors and University of Chapel Hill's Mens Basketball team both skipped out on the event in protest.