BOSTON (CBS) -The Boston Bruins are scheduled for their trip to the White House.
President Obama will welcome the 2011 Stanley Cup Champions to the White House on Monday, January 23. The Bruins will be in the nations capital to take on the Washington Capitals the following night.
The Bruins won their sixth Stanley Cup in franchise history last season, beating the Vancouver Canucks in seven games.
This will be the first Boston team President Obama has hosted. President Bush was still in office when the Celtics visited the White House after their NBA Championship in 2008.
President Obama will highlight the Boston Bruins Foundation, which has raised and donated more than $7 million to various charitable organizations in the six New England states.
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