Brendan Maloy
Tuesday June 17th, 2014


Los Angeles Kings fans gathered at the team's Stanley Cup rally on Monday, and in addition to celebrating the team's second championship in three years, they also knocked a video drone above the crowd out of the sky.

The quadcopter shows some Jonathan Quick-like lateral moves, but eventually fell to the ground, where it was quickly destroyed by the mob.

Several media outlets referred to the machine as an "LAPD surveillance drone," but did some digging and found out it was just a commercially available model that runs for just under $1,000.

So next time you try and strike a blow against the police state, make sure you are not accidentally just wrecking an A/V nerd's expensive toy. [Deadspin]

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