Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/2/13

The federal government may be in shutdown mode, but the City of Boston is still up and running, and that means it’s time to fulfill a certain Stanley Cup wager. Boston mayor Tom Menino and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel agreed to a bet with each other when their teams made it to the Stanley Cup Final last spring. Alas, Chicago pushed through for the win in six games — meaning Boston was busy putting a Blackhawks video with a smiling Emanuel in it on the homepage of its website Wednesday morning. The Hawks waited until they had a chance to run around with the Cup a little before providing the video, which joins the rest of the list of things Menino promised if Chicago won. (Here’s what Chicago would have provided had the B’s been victorious.) Click here to see the homepage, or see what it looked like Wednesday morning below, with the video that’s running on Boston’s homepage below that. Filed under: Boston, Boston Bruins, Chicago, Chicago Blackhawks, Headlines, NESN Staff, NHL, Stanley Cup Final, Video Non-NESN

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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