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My Favorite Islanders Game - A Special Place in My Heart


Islanders fans share the stories of their favorite games. In this episode: A first Islanders-Rangers game, an unforgettable loss and a Valentines Day tradition.

Callers tell us about their first New York rivalry experience, a first date that became a yearly tradition, a single regular season loss than came to define and entire era in franchise history and how a new fan was created in a flawed but important arena in Islanders history.

Thanks to Stephen, Chris, William and Mike for their calls.

Here’s the game William mentions in his call, one that’s symbolic of the Jack Capuano led-Islanders. And the tying goal for the Lightning was scored by... oh come on...

Remember: We need your calls for the My Favorite Islanders Game podcast. The number to call is (646) 980-8857. So drop us a message and tell us the story of your favorite Islanders game experience. Lines are always open.

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Theme song: “Do It” by James Patrick Taylor, available at