MOSCOW, Nov 13 US President Joe Biden received in White at the home of the players and coaches of the National Hockey League (NHL) Vegas Golden Knights, which won the Stanley Cup last season, Russian forward Ivan Barbashev was among other players at the reception, according to the official White House account on the X social network.
Hockey Players Vegas gave Biden a team jersey with number 46, as he is the 46th US president in history, as well as a gold-plated hockey stick. At the reception with the head of state, Vegas also presented the won trophy.
Vegas has been playing in the NHL since the 2017/18 season. Moreover, the team has already reached the Stanley Cup final twice. In their debut season in the league, Vegas lost in the final series to the Washington Capitals (1-4), and last season the Knights defeated the Florida Panthers in the finals (4-1).