The good natured, light hearted side of me is chuckling and bemused by Joe Maddon's latest themed-roadtrip: everyone wears hockey sweaters.
And then comes the bitter homer: The roster and coaching staff will be wearing Chicago Blackhawks jerseys on said trip. Oh, sure, 'Hawks vs. Flyers gets kicked off this weekend and Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (in Football, in Baseball and even in Hockey) has some history and bad blood... So supporting the opponent of a Philly team is understandable. In fact, that's Hickey's justification: