Jun 20, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT
U.S. President Barack Obama placed a congratulatory phone call to Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown regarding the team’s 2014 Stanley Cup victory on Friday, the Los Angeles Kings’ Lisa Dillman reports.
There’s no word if Obama said “take it easy on the Chicago Blackhawks next time around,” by the way.
Remarkably, this isn’t the first time the 29-year-old, American-born forward had the chance to speak with the commander-in-chief. The Kings provided video of his first phone call with Obama back when the Kings won their franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup in 2012:
The Kings likely hope that this procedure will become even more common as the years go on.
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