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President Clinton gets a puck, gives Jagr salute

Posted on: January 6, 2012 1:59 pm
Edited on: January 6, 2012 2:06 pm
 

By Brian Stubits

Former president Bill Clinton decided to take in the New York Rangers' home game against the Florida Panthers on Thursday night, New York's first game since the Winter Classic win in Philadelphia.

Unlike the majority of high-profile guests, President Clinton elected not to sit in a suite but instead right on the ice. I'm glad he did, too, it resulted in a pretty cool moment.

Gesturing to somebody on the ice, Clinton was soon getting a puck flipped over the boards and into his waiting hands. Watch.

Yes, after giving the all-too presidential thumbs up, President Clinton than gave a salute to the ice crew member. It would have only been better if it were Mike Rupp who tossed the puck. Because apparently somebody was watching the Winter Classic.

Politics aside, Clinton always seemed like a guy I'd enjoy having a beer with (same goes for George W Bush). This does nothing to change my mind there. Giving the Jagr salute back to a Ranger? Awesome.

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Comments

Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: January 6, 2012 7:33 pm
 

President Clinton gets a puck, gives Jagr salute

Always cool when a celebrity or high profile sits in the stands like a real fan and not in a luxury box like every other rich douche...


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