Washington players, including Russian striker Alexander Ovechkin, visited the White House, where they met with the US President Donald Trump. It is reported by the browser Steve Holland on Twitter.
“Capitals” arrived for a meeting with the President of the United States is not at full strength. Earlier, Braden Holtby, Devante Smith-Pelli and Brett Connolly refused to visit the White House.
Washington beat Philadelphia in the NHL match, Ovechkin gave a goal pass.
“They call him Alexander the Great,” the US President said about Ovechkin. The Russian himself said that he was glad to visit the White house and would like to discuss with trump the relations between the two countries.
Also, the hockey players of Washington gave Trump a Jersey club with the number 45.