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Penguins won't turn down White House invite

Penguins won't turn down White House invite
Published On: Tue, Jun 13
Apr 18, 2015; New York, NY, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his second period goal with left wing Chris Kunitz (14) as the New York Rangers center J.T. Miller (10) skates away during game 2 of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 at Madison Square Garden. The Penguins defeated the Rangers 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

The Penguins Stanley Cup victory hasnt earned them an invitation to the White House. Not yet, anyway.

But if one comes, they will accept it.

The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team, team CEO/president David Morehouse said Tuesday in a prepared statement.

The interesting twist is that several members of the teams hierarchy are staunch progressives.

Owner Ron Burkle is a major donor to Democratic causes, and Morehouse worked in the Clinton administration and on Al Gores 2000 presidential campaign.

Regardless, Morehouse said those political leanings would have no impact on the teams willingness to go to the White House.

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