Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend.
Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night, forward Brett Connolly said he would skip the ceremony.
“I said what I needed to say,” said Connolly, who had hinted that he would not attend before the White House sent the invitation. “Respectfully, decline. That's all I will say about it. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. It's obviously a big deal and gains a lot of attention, but I have been in full support of an old teammate that I am...
Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins throws a first quarter pass against the Kansas City Chiefs at FedExField in Landover, MD.