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Kings use Will Ferrell to invade New York, antagonize Rangers

- June 7th, 2014

Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup final may be set in Los Angeles, but that hasn’t stopped the Kings from making their presence known on the east coast.

On Friday, a large video screen in the heart of New York was playing a clip of funny man Will Ferrell yelling “Let’s Go” and “You Need To Lose Your Minds!” — among other things — below a “Go Kings Go” graphic.

Anybody who frequents social media knows the Kings are, well, the kings of that realm. Their Twitter account is the gold standard for NHL-team wit.

So, no surprise here that they went out of their way to add some visual pollution to the Big Apple’s busy landscape. It’s right up their comedic alley.

The screen, according to Deadspin, is located at 33rd and 7th avenues — not too far from Madison Square Garden, apparently.

A respected Kings blog, The Royal Half, has the evidence:

The Ferrell pump-up is actually from L.A.’s Cup run in 2012. 

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