A couple of pictures from the Kings’ visit to the White House, where President Barack Obama today congratulated the Stanley Cup champions for winning their first title in franchise history (and also for beating “my Blackhawks” last night in Chicago.)
Above, of course, is Kings captain Dustin Brown with the president. (Getty images)
Another championship team from Los Angeles, the MLS Galaxy, was also honored today. As you can see, Kings coach Darryl Sutter was very impressed with the president’s soccer skills. (Getty images)
Here’s video of the ceremony, courtesy the White House:
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“You don’t like seeing your star players (fight), but you also understand that it’s an emotional game and that stuff happens and at one point a player says, ‘Enough is enough and I’m going to stand up for myself,’” Bruins head coach Claude Julien said after the game, as per the Boston Herald.
“From what I gathered there was a lot of slashes behind the legs behind the play and stuff like that. He took things upon himself. As much as you don’t like it, you can’t tell him he’s not allowed. He’s a big boy and he can certainly make some decisions on the ice. And it’s not the first time that he’s fought. But I like the fact that he doesn’t fight much.”
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