Today In Classy: Blackhawks Take Out Full Page Ad In Boston Globe, Thank City For Its Hospitality

  • Zach Berger

Following the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals, in which the Chicago Blackhawks topped the Boston Bruins in six games after a shocking finish in the final game, Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz and CEO John McDonough took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe. In a stunning display of sportsmanship, they thanked the city, the Bruins, and the people of Boston.

Here’s the ad:

If you recall, after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Chicago Tribune ran a fairly moving sports front page in tribute to Boston, which you can see below:

But they later took it back when the Blackhawks ended up facing off against the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, as you can see here:

At least the Chicago Blackhawks organization was classier than their city’s newspaper. You stay classy, Chicago.