It appears Bryce Harper has some Blackhawks fever, too.

The Nationals outfielder made a public appearance today in Chicago serving smoothies while wearing a Blackhawks shirt:

[NBC SPORTS SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

Harper is in town for the Cubs-Nationals series, where their series finale begins at 7:05 p.m. CT on Comcast SportsNet in a Jon Lester vs. Max Scherzer showdown.

It's no secret Harper has shown some support to Chicago sports teams, specifically their athletes. He and Kris Bryant have developed a friendship and have a friendly rivalry going in their respective sport.

Harper and Patrick Kane have also been in touch throughout the past year, as the two stars teamed up with Gatorade to surprise teams in the Washington and Chicago area with locker room renovations in August 2014.

The two exchanged Twitter messages afterwards as well:

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By the end of Wednesday night, Blackhawks fans can only hope they can utter the same words Harper did during last year's postseason run: