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After several teams have ended up not visiting President Donald Trump to celebrate championships in their respective sports, a majority of Washington Capitals said Wednesday they would attend a ceremony at the White House, per Samantha Pell of the Washington Post.
Some are still pondering the choice, while Devante Smith-Pelly, who is black and Canadian, has stated he would not go.
Only six players on the Capitals roster are from the United States.
Smith-Pelly was especially vocal against Trump even before the Capitals clinched the Stanley Cup title with a Game 5 win over the Vegas Golden Knights. He scored the game-tying goal in the third period of the clinching game.
“The things that he spews are straight-up racist