Rex Ryan got his picture on the TV last night at Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Devils and Kings – here he is being interviewed by CBC before the start of overtime – and today, a bunch of blogs noted that, despite the Ilya Kovalchuk jersey he sported last night, Ryan is actually a Maple Leafs fan who lived in Toronto as a child.
It’s hardly the first time Ryan has donned the jersey of a team other than his beloved Leafs, though. Here he is wearing a Rangers jersey at the Garden a couple years back. Here he is wearing an Islanders jersey while dropping a ceremonial first puck at Nassau Coliseum in 2010. And here he is wearing a Flyers jersey at a game in Carolina once. (He told radio station WRAL that day that he was a fan of Dave Schultz when he was younger.)
He doesn’t limit himself to Atlantic Division teams, either: While at that Carolina game, representatives from the team brought him a ‘Canes jersey to put on, and he did. There’s photographic proof of that, too, but we warn you before clicking on the link: While changing jerseys, he showed more skin than you’d probably prefer to see.
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