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Bill Clinton Digs Hockey, Takes Home Puck from Florida Panthers Game v New York Rangersme Thursday

ClintoFormer President Bill Clinton watched Thursday's game from a seat on the glass behind the goal where he caught a puck flipped to him during the first period.

Clinton, who showed off his souvenir while getting a standing ovation during the third, is believed to be the first former or sitting U.S. President to watch a Panthers game in person. 

Clinton stayed for the entire game and was seen on the big screen clapping and cheering (while sipping on a Diet Coke) after the Rangers pulled off a 3-2 overtime win against the Panthers.

Clinton sat behind Scott Clemmensen during the second period, although Clemmensen said he didn't know the former president was there until it was announced in the third.

We'll see if he makes the trip with the Panthers to Newark tomorrow.