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Obama honors hockey champs at White House

Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 01:44

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins back to the White House, calling the visit a ''bookend'' to his presidency. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed the Pittsburgh Penguins ice hockey team, this year's Stanley Cup winners, back to the White House on Thursday. The Penguins last clinched their first Stanley Cup since 2009, and were also honored by Obama then at the White House. "This is a nice bookend to my presidency, because the first year, you guys won the cup, now you're coming back for my final year. A lot has changed during the interim. Back in 2009, my hair matched the color of the puck more than the ice," Obama said. The Penguins led a 4-2 series win over the San Jose Sharks in the NHL's best-of-seven final.

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Obama honors hockey champs at White House

Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 01:44