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The mingling of Los Angeles Kings and Sacramento Kings swag is a bit like putting A&W in the same glass with an award-winning IPA — just because they share the name "beer" doesn't mean they blend well.
Consider also that the NHL's Kings had a slight identification problem with the local media when it came to Sacramento Kings during their championship season — with NBC4 replacing the Stanley Cup champs' logo with that of the NBA also-ran, and subsequently apologizing; and KCBS confusing the teams' mascots.
(LA) Kings blogger John Hoven of Mayor's Manor caught this seemingly conflicted fan out and about on Saturday night. He was ready to put the Jersey Fouls cannons on full blast … until he saw the back of the jersey.
Here's the punchline:
If you forget the "Brad Doty" reference, it's from the epic fail of a highlight package from Liz Habib of Fox 11 in Los Angeles during the Western Conference Final that included the classics "Anze Kopidoor", "The Kings have the ball" and, of course, "Brad Doty" where "Drew Doughty" should have been:
Kudos to this fan for capturing nearly every local media gaffe on the same jersey. And on that sweet mullet.