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My Favorite Islanders Game - I Felt Like I Belonged

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“Oh no. This is not going to go well...”

More Islanders fans call in to share the stories of their favorite games from over the years. In this episode: Historic hat tricks, family finding and beating the clock (and the Penguins).

Tales include sitting among actual Islanders at an exhibition game, seeing - and dreading - an NHL debut and one fan finally visiting his happy place after years of rooting from away and afar.

Thanks again to Mike, Mike, Jeff, Jerry - a three time caller - and Paul for sharing their stories with us.

Here’s the Nathan Lawson vs the Coyotes game Mike from Connecticut talked about. As for that Frans Nielsen hat trick game, none of us here will ever forget it.

To share your story with us, listen to the episode to hear all the info you’ll need.

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