LA Kings Cover Up Taylor Swift Banner at Staples Center Because it Might Be Cursed

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 08:  The Los Angeles Kings stands on the ice as the Stanley Cup Championship banner is unfurled during ceremonies before the game with the San Jose Sharks in their NHL season opener at Staples Center on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings | Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Who in the world at the Staples Center thought it would be a good idea to hang a banner celebrating Taylor Swift concerts?

Evidently, the employees there heard the cries from Los Angeles Kings fans who think the banner has cursed the team, as there has been a tarp put over the banner.

After winning Stanley Cups in the 2011-12 and 2013-14 NHL seasons, the Kings have failed to reach the playoffs in three of the last five seasons, showing how quickly the team's dropped off in the past couple of years.

The Kings have started their 2019-20 campaign off with a 2-2-0 record, with wins over the Flames and the Predators.

Props to the Kings for taking their fans into account and actually listening to their requests. I'm not sure if Taylor Swift will ever return to Staples Center after this incident, but it might be for the better.