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Taylor Swift Banner Will Go Dark During LAK Games

from Arash Markazi of the LA Times,

Taylor Swift’s banner at Staples Center isn’t coming down but it will no longer be seen during Kings home games.

Before their home opener against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, the Kings covered Swift’s “most sold out performances” banner and will continue to do so.

Staples Center president Lee Zeidman said there are no plans to remove the banner and the decision to cover it during Kings games was made solely by the team.

The banner, which was raised Aug. 21, 2015, after her record 16th sold-out concert at Staples Center, has been an eyesore for many Kings fans. They don’t think it’s a coincidence that the Kings have failed to win a playoff series since the banner went up. The Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014 as well as advanced to the conference finals in 2013. They finished with the worst record in the Western Conference and second worst in the league last season.

“The connection to our fans is our highest priority and through our engagement they have made it clear that the banner shouldn’t be part of their Kings game experience,” said Michael Altieri...

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shazam88's avatar

lmao. That’s definitely a far more likely explanation than years of bad contracts, bad drafting, and putting Blake at the helm

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 10/14/19 at 06:07 AM ET

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