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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is challenging the U.S. President to a bet as the Montreal Canadiens face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup final – a gamble Joe Biden readily accepted.

Trudeau proffered the “friendly wager” to the commander-in-chief in a Twitter post around 9 p.m. last night, along with the hashtag “GoHabsGo.”

Biden replied three minutes later, deadpanning, “You’re on pal,” though the stakes of the bet were not clear.

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Patrick Brazeau, an Algonquin Senator from Quebec, weighed in a few minutes later, warning Biden that the last time Brazeau made a wager with Trudeau – on a boxing match between the two parliamentarians in 2012 – he lost and had his ponytail “snipped.”

The odds have shifted since Trudeau’s tweet – posted with the Canadiens already down by at least a goal – after the Lightning dominated Montreal to win 5-1 in the first game of the series Monday night.

During the Sochi Olympics in 2014, then-president Barack Obama wound up owing former prime minister Stephen Harper 48 beers when the Canadian women’s and men’s hockey teams triumphed over their American counterparts.

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