“Comeback story for ages” – President Joe Biden congratulates Colorado Avalanche on Stanley Cup victory

President Joe Biden congratulates Colorado Avalanche on their Stanley Cup victory, the first since 2001.

President Joe Biden congratulates Avalanche
President Joe Biden congratulates Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche’s victory against the two-time reigning champions the Tampa Bay Lightning caught the attention of the White House. President Joe Biden congratulated the Avalanche on their victory against the Lightning on Monday, the day after their victory celebration in Game 6.

The President’s comment on his social media account caused a storm on Twitter, as he was congratulating the Avalanche. He wrote, “a comeback story for the ages, and one that has made your community so rightfully proud.” The Avalanche is currently drowning in the victory of the Stanley Cup, the first since 2001. The celebration will take the shape of a parade on Thursday.

Also Read| “Proud of today” – Former Canucks players Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin join Roberto Luongo in 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame

President Joe Biden congratulates Avalanche on their victory

Colorado Avalanche wins the 2022 Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001
Colorado Avalanche wins the 2022 Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001

During Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Championship, the Colorado Avalanche won by 2-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Avalanche overcame a 1-0 deceit against the two-time reigning champions and clinched the Cup for the first time in 21 years, as noted on nhl.com.

Also Read| “Finally home” – Henrik Lundqvist jokes about showing up at wrong place during 2000 NHL Draft

The Avalanche is expected to meet the President in a few months where they will also get the chance to thank the President for his congratulatory message in person. The congratulatory parade on Thursday will start at Union Station trodding downtown and moving along to a fan rally at Civic Center Park.

Also Read| “Twenty-plus years of just dreaming” – Colorado Avalanche lifts maiden Stanley Cup title since 2001