Last night, in a 3-2 OT loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of their 2nd round playoff series, Sidney Crosby left the game with an injury and did not return.
Driving to the net early in the first period, he was the recipient of a vicious cross-check to the neck and head area from Matt Niskanen, who received a 5-minute major penalty and a game misconduct.
Trump made fun of pundits who mocked the team for being down to the Falcons, saying, “boy they’re wrong a lot aren’t they?” He referenced the Patriots’ decision to go “for three,” and San Jose Sharks Cheap Jerseys Robert Kraft protruded his jaw and gave a look of confusion.
When Trump asked if coach Bill Belichick was “tough,” the team gave a smattering of applause. The speech wasn’t as jovial as when Obama joked about Deflategate. The biggest Vip Cheap Jerseys applause of the afternoon was a cheer from the guests gathered because Belichick shouted them out.
This was President Donald Trump’s first opportunity to welcome a title-winning team to the White House and given his divisive tenure so far — the many athletes who have publicly opposed Trump, and the Pats’ cozy relationship with the nation’s leader — there were lots of reasons to expect that this wouldn’t be the standard photo op.
For one, Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady declined to attend, citing “family matters.” That killed scrutiny of the QB’s relationship with Trump, which had trailed Brady ever since media reported on the Make America Great Again hat in his locker at the start of the 2015 season.