Patrick Sharp photobombs Chicago newlyweds in Blackhawks’ penalty box (Photo)

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Rob Krolak and Carrie Pike were married last weekend in Chicago, and prepare to be jealous.

Their wedding ceremony was at Revolution Brewing Company, and we can think of a dozen ceremonies we’ve attended that would have benefitted from a beer brewery setting. Then they hired a trolley and took their guests to a “super suite” reception at United Center for the Chicago Blackhawks’ game against Carolina on Friday night.

Before the game, the happy couple took some portrait shots around the arena, including by the glass during warmups. They eventually made their way into the penalty box to capture the bride, the groom and the hockey action behind them.

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