LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York now has even more riding on the outcome of the Stanley Cup match-up between the Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings: a box of organic rice cakes.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has wagered the rice cakes — plus a California history book — on the outcome of the series.
If the Kings win, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to send Brown a gift basket containing items from around New York and a hockey puck commemorating last year’s state budget. The puck celebrates the state’s budget hat-trick of three consecutive on-time budgets.
The New York gift basket contains apples, oysters, Italian sausage, Buffalo wing sauce, wines, cupcakes and more items from around the state.
The series begins Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the STAPLES Center.
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