Los Angeles Kings cover banner due to Taylor Swift curse

Why everything that ails the Kings can be blamed on Taylor Swift and other team notes

Why everything that ails the Kings can be blamed on Taylor Swift and other team notes

After receiving numerous complaints about an honorary banner raised for Swift's record number of sold-out performances at Staples Center, the Kings have promised to cover the banner for every home game.

According to The Daily Mail, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings recently made their 2019-2020 season debut at the Staples Center, and the team announced that fans will no longer see the Taylor Swift banner during their games. "We didn't see an issue in covering it for our games and in fact see it as an opportunity to show our fans that we hear them".

The team is trying to shake it off by covering the banner with black cloth, leaving a blank space in the rafters.

She was presented with the banner at one of her shows on her 1989 tour and got a special cameo by Lakers legend Kobe Bryant who presented her with the honor.She'd sold out STAPLES for 16 straight shows, and received it as a gift.

Because they ended up losing their second home game to the Vegas Golden Knights last night, so clearly Taylor has nothing to do with their winning or losing streak.But fans don't think so.

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Fans of the Kings are clearly not thrilled with the way things have been going for them lately and they've made a decision to take it out on the pop star - and now the team is responding in turn. Taylor's banner was actually covered up by the L.A. Kings hockey team after fans complain it's a jinx.

The banner, which was raised August 21, 2015, after her record 16th sold-out concert at Staples Center, has been an eyesore for many Kings fans.

Swift has not performed at Staples Center since the raising of the banner.

The Los Angeles Kings still have their Stanley Cup championship banners from the 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons hanging, as well as their Western Conference championship banners and retired numbers.

The Clippers already cover the banner - and everything related to the Los Angeles Lakers - with photos of Clippers players, and they have done that for the past six years. Last year, they had the second-worst record in the league. Instead, she'll open SoFi Stadium, the $5 billion stadium that will be home to the Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, with two shows next July.

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