At least one championship team will visit WH

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While reports surfaced just hours after their win that the NBA champion Golden State Warriors wouldn’t be attending the White House for their championship visit, the NHL champion Pittsburgh Penguins wouldn’t miss a chance at the White House for the world.

In a prepared statement given to the Post-Gazette, Penguins CEO David Morehouse said the team would show solidarity in their decision.

“The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team,” the statement reads. “We respect the office of the presidency of the United States and what it stands for. Any opposition or disagreement with a president’s policies, or agenda, can be expressed in other ways.”

Having won the Stanley Cup last year and visiting the White House then, the Penguins had a ready made excuse if they didn’t want to go, making their decision to go more powerful.

Most of the Penguin’s management has ties to the Democratic party, while their western Pennsylvanian fan base helped Trump win the election. Thus, the decision is more about not making any political waves than anything else.

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