Rangers Fans Mob Bryant Park In Droves To Cheer On Team During Game 1 (PHOTO)

06/05/2014 11:47 am ET | Updated Jun 05, 2014

Nothing screams ice hockey like a warm summer's night. No, really. With Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals kicking off on the fairer coast, New York Rangers fans flocked to Manhattan's Bryant Park by the subway-load to cheer on the Blueshirts from beneath a massive imax-sized screen.

The city's Empire State Building was also lit in blue and red for the occasion.

Unfortunately, the community's good vibes weren't enough for the Rangers, as they fell to the Kings in overtime, 3-2.

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