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At Madison Square Garden on Valentine’s Day (Sunday), the Rangers beat the Lightning 5-2, but at least two Rangers fans left the arena unhappy. A man named Nick proposed to his girlfriend, Melissa, on the big screen at the Garden. The message on the scoreboard read, “Melissa, will you be my Blueshirt bride? Love, Nick.”
Appalled at Nick’s gesture, Melissa covered her mouth in shock. She then shook her head, stood up, grabbed her belongings, and left her seat in a chorus of boos while Nick was left sitting in disbelief.
Without further ado, here’s the video:
The New York Daily News reported that it could have just been a prank, quoting Rangers center Erik Christensen:
“I thought maybe it was staged because of Valentine’s Day,” Christensen said. “Was that real?”