Jimmy Fallon makes Montreal Canadiens mascot cry (we think)

Friday May 30th, 2014


By Allan Muir

This is just great, Jimmy Fallon. Is this what you wanted? To make a grown mascot cry?

Poor Youppi. As if the beloved multi-sport mascot wasn't devastated enough by Montreal's elimination from the playoffs last night, he's now beholden to the guy who couldn't keep a straight face around Debbie Downer.

Prior to the Eastern Conference Final series vs. the New York Rangers, Fallon and the Canadiens made a wager on the outcome. As the loser, Youppi now has to wear a Rangers jersey and tweet out 10 photos of himself in various locations around Montreal. The Canadiens' Twitter account will also sport an avatar of Fallon's choosing.

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