President Barack Obama will wear a Blackhawks sweater during Game 3

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US President Barack Obama (R) is given a team jersey by the President of the Chicago Blackhawks John McDonough (L) as the president greeted the 2010 NHL champions Blackhawks at the White House in Washington on March 11, 2011. Obama wears the NHL Champions ring owned by McDonough. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama is known as a Chicago sports fan after being an Illinois Senator from 1997-2004. Obama is a huge Bulls, White Sox and Blackhawks fan.

Ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, Obama posted a picture on Twitter of him and Illinois congressman Mike Quigley holding a Blackhawks sweater together.

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Obama will wear his Blackhawks sweater while watching the game tonight.

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