Thursday February 18th, 2016

President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Blackhawks to the White House for the third time in his presidency Thursday.

Obama, a Chicago sports fan, opened his welcome address asking if he could spend his own day with the Stanley Cup. While that may not be possible, Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz did gift Obama—who has less than one year left in office—a permanent parking pass to the United Center.

Obama said the gift was the “best” he’s ever gotten at the White House, although he followed up that remark by saying he may sell it on eBay.

Check out some more highlights of the Blackhawks’ visit below:

The Blackhawks are currently 38–18–5 and first in the Central Division.

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