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Will The First Fan Be In Attendance Tonight?

President Obama is well known to be a big Chicago sports fan and the rumors is that he could be in the United Center to take in game one of the Stanley Cup Finals.

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The speculation has grown in the previous few days that President Obama, vacationing this weekend with his family in Chicago, might just spend a few hours watching the fastest game he’s ever seen in person. Things could obviously change — Presidents are like that — but having the First Fan in attendance would further add to the luster of a Final series that the league quietly hopes will draw relatively big television ratings, given the market sizes and passion for the game in Chicago and Philadelphia and given how well the early rounds have done on NBC and Versus

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