Art Institute lions get fitted for helmets

  • Legendary Blackhawks Bobby Hull talks to fans after the Chicago Blackhawks helmets were installed on the lions in front of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Legendary Blackhawks Bobby Hull talks to fans after the Chicago Blackhawks… (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago…)
June 11, 2013|Leonor Vivanco, @lvivanco | RedEye

Fans will be sporting their Hawks gear on Wednesday for the first Stanley Cup Finals game and so will a couple of Chicago icons.

The bronze lions at the Art Institute will get fitted for their Hawks helmets Wednesday morning.

Each three-ton lion at the museum's Michigan Avenue entrance will sport a custom-made helmet for the duration of the Stanley Cup Finals to cheer on the Hawks.

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