Sources with New York's Madison Square Garden said a failed marriage proposal during the Rangers-Tampa Bay Lightning game was a hoax.

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The proposal, which came at 10:19 of the second period during the Valentine's Day game, purported to be from "Nick" and asked "Melissa" to be his "Blueshirt Bride," The Bergen (N.J.) Record reported Monday.

The video, which rapidly spread across YouTube, depicts the woman becoming angry at the proposal and storming off while the man chases her out of the stands.

The sources, who spoke to the Record anonymously, said the event was a hoax perpetrated by the couple without the knowledge of Garden officials.