Posted June 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
Chicago Blackhawks sweaters are commonplace around the city these days - though not all wearers realize that's what hockey players and die-hard fans call those ''jerseys.'' As the Blackhawks have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup finals with the Boston Bruins, Chicago is awash in red and black hats, T-shirts and jerseys - er, sweaters. But because hockey is a mystery to many - a game played largely by bearded men with hard-to-pronounce names - this particular season's bandwagon is loaded with fans who don't know the difference between the blue lines on the ice and the Blue Line train that runs out to O'Hare. ''A lot of these people, all they know is that somebody in Chicago is going for a championship,'' said Jordan Goldberg, manager of the Third Rail, a tavern a few blocks from the United Center, where the Blackhawks play. The throngs filling the bars during the games include a fair number of people who are caught up in the party atmosphere, but barely watching the gam...
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