Penguins didn't present Trump with jersey during White House visit

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Sidney Crosby claimed that the Penguins' visit to the White House had nothing to do with politics and was more about carrying on tradition. However, one tradition was left out during team's visit on Tuesday - the usual presentation of a jersey to the president.

After winning the Cup in 2016, the Penguins visited Barack Obama at the White House and presented him a jersey with Obama and No. 44 on the back, since he was the 44th President of the United States. However, no jersey was presented in front of cameras to Donald Trump with No. 45 on the back.

Other than that, the visit went just as most expected it would. Trump called the Penguins "true, true champions and incredible patriots," asked Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle to help him renegotiate NAFTA, said Evgeni Malkin looked like a basketball player, and appeared to be on a nickname basis with Kris Letang.

The full video of the visit can be seen below:

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