Spike Lee makes the switch to NHL

Knicks fan Spike Lee will still be a Madison Square Garden staple during the NBA lockout.

The director sat front row at the New York Rangers home opener Thursday night, telling people he needs to "get his sports fix" while Knicks games are on hiatus.

Lee also picked out some Rangers gear, including a Henrik Lundqvist jersey.

"He had 10 guys in the MSG store helping him buy a hat," a witness reported.

Knicks head coach Mike D’Antoni and assistant GM Allan Houston also attended the game.

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