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In Stockholm, Obama thanks Sweden for Blackhawks players
WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama, at a press conference in Stockholm with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday thanked the Swedes for an important export to Chicago–hockey players on the Blackhawks Stanley Cup winning team.
“My hometown of Chicago has a lot of people of Swedish descent,” Obama noted at the top of the joint presser.
He added, “I should mention on behalf of hockey fans back home in Chicago, I have to say how grateful our championship Blackhawks are for their several teammates who hail from Sweden. So that’s been an excellent export that we gladly accept.”