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Obama honors Blackhawks
2013-11-05

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The final piece of the Chicago Blackhawks' celebration of their 2013 Stanley Cup championship occurred when President Barack Obama honored the team at the White House.

For many team members, it was their second time meeting the president, as they did it in 2011 to celebrate the Hawks' 2010 Stanley Cup. "Since I took office we've hosted a lot of championship teams, from Boston, New York, Pittsburgh and Miami, but since I've been president only one team has brought a world championship to my hometown of Chicago and now the Blackhawks have done it twice," Obama said, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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