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'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan.

Patrick Warburton is a Devils fan and in a 1995 episode of the hit show he appeared with his face painted in red and green.

The team posted a video of Warburton on Wednesday cheering to the crowd at Newark's Prudential Center that "we're the Devils!" The 53-year-old stripped off his shirt to reveal a letter "D" on his chest.

Warburton's enthusiasm wasn't enough. New Jersey lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1, giving Tampa Bay a 3-1 lead in the playoff series.

Updated April 19, 2018

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