Chicago, Anaheim mayors bet beer, condiments on Ducks–Blackhawks

Monday May 18th, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks started their conference championship round on Sunday, and the team's hometown mayors are offering up a bounty of local treats in a friendly bet.

The Associated Press reports Chicago's Rahm Emanuel is offering up beer from the city's Slap Shot Brewing Co., a barrel of Garrett's Popcorn, and the Vienna Beef hot dog company's signature green relish, in addition to a donation to the Becoming A Man charity.

Anaheim's Tom Tait has matched Emanuel's wager by offering up local beer, a case Anaheim Chiles, and a contribution to ACT Anaheim, which supports youth charities throughout the community.

Emanuel said he had "absolute confidence" in the Blackhawks, but they failed to back the mayor up in Game 1 as the Ducks won 4–1 in the series opener.

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