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Police have arrested a New York Rangers ice hockey fan after punching a Tampa Bay Lightning fan at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan after a match between the two teams.
A video clip showed a Rangers fan – while the fans were leaving the stadium – spinning quickly and hitting a Lightning fan, causing him to fall unconscious.
????Now you’re in New York
Concrete jungle where you can get knocked out because the Rangers blow a 2-0 series lead and certain people are scumbags???? pic.twitter.com/8r28uWKsgB
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) June 10, 2022
The incident occurred after Tampa Bay beat the Rangers 2-1, and the fan was charged with assault, disorderly conduct and harassment.
The Madison Square Garden administration issued a statement describing the attack as “abhorrent” and said the fan would be banned from entering the stadium for life.