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Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly has already made his decision about visiting the White House

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The Capitals haven’t won the Stanley Cup yet, but DSP has a good idea about whether he’ll meet the president or not.

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The Capitals haven’t sealed a Stanley Cup win yet, but star Devante Smith-Pelly has seemingly made up his made about whether he’d go to the White House and meet President Trump if they do.

Heading into Game 5 against the Vegas Golden Knights with an opportunity to take home the cup, Smith-Pelly had thoughts on the president’s governing and certain comments. He spoke about the possibility of visiting the White House in the coming months should they win the series, saying,

“The things that he spews are straight-up racist and sexist. Some of the things he’s said are pretty gross … It hasn’t come up here, but I think I already have my mind made up.”

Smith-Pelly has been one of the brightest spots for the Caps during these playoffs, with six goals overall and two in the current series against Vegas. His comments don’t offer insight into what other players are feeling other than that it hasn’t come up as a group.

But it looks like at least one player on one of the nation’s capital’s top teams won’t be visiting the White House and shaking hands with Trump. If the Capitals win, of course.