Hockey fans are a lot like the players on the ice.
Following the Tampa Bay Lightning New York Rangers Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, an apparent Rangers fan sucker punched a Lightnings fan and left the guy unconscious lying on the ground.
You can even hear his head bounce off the ground.
Watch the brutal takedown below:
Fight at MSG #NYR #NoQuitInNY #Fights #TampaBay pic.twitter.com/xxL9oD1if1
— Scott Kaplan (@ScottKaplanOn) June 10, 2022
“The NYPD now says there was actually no argument between the two parties prior to the punch … telling TMZ Sports in a statement, “The defendant approached the victim (unprovoked) striking him.”
A Tampa Bay Lightning fan was sucker-punched in the jaw following an argument at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night … and the blow was so violent, it knocked the man out cold. https://t.co/ToxgI97zNi
— TMZ (@TMZ) June 10, 2022
Police arrived on the scene shortly after the incident occurred and arrested Rangers fan James Anastasio.
According to the report, James Anastasio was booked on charges of assault, disorderly conduct, and harassment.
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