Madison Square Garden: New York Rangers fan restricted

 for life after 'detestable attack' of Tampa Bay Lightning ally

Madison Square Garden says it has restricted a New York Rangers fan forever

after he was seen smacking a Tampa Bay Lightning fan 

directly upside the head following Thursday's Game 5.

Madison Square Garden gave an assertion on of an assault 

 Twitter, saying two individuals — one of them a Lightning fan — were survivors

following Tampa Bay's 3-2 triumph in Game 4 on Thursday night.