Indy 500 champ Rossi takes his shot with the Blackhawks (PHOTOS)
There are many cool things you get to do after winning the Indianapolis 500. Visiting the grounds of one of the NHL’s most successful, Stanley Cup-winning teams is one of them.
Andretti-Herta Autosport’s Alexander Rossi visited Chicago this week to meet up with the Chicago Blackhawks, trading in his usual No. 98 NAPA Auto Parts Honda for a No. 98 jersey.
Usually it’s the ‘Hawks that are one of the top teams in the NHL and a usual Stanley Cup trophy winner - they’ve won in 2013 and 2015, recently - but it’s the Cubs that right now host a championship trophy having won the World Series for the first time in 108 years.
Anyway, here’s a few photos and videos from Rossi’s trip to Chitown, which also included his own chance to shoot a puck.
Rossi took a photo with iconic Blackhawks singer Jim Cornelison:
Here’s Rossi with Marian Hossa:
Here’s a quick photo before practicing, then video of Rossi practicing:
Rossi paid a visit to WGN Radio:
And all told, Rossi was a fan: