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Why I'm a Fan of the Islanders

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: Before the Other Shoe Dropped

Spizzwolf tells the tale of how the seven-year-old him experienced his first game, an intense, personal playoff tilt against the Penguins.

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: They Made an Outsider Into One

A lifelong Manhattanite found hockey and a ragtag outsider team playing in Brooklyn.

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: Rangers feelings

A series of Rangers events and a brand new hockey team led LHH community member MKBar55 (Sec 111 Row 8) to join up with the Islanders.

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: They're Just Like The Red Army

Memories of the legendary Soviet Red Army team led one young fan to the Islanders.

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: All in the Family (Sort of)

Longtime LHH community member pennst92 gets dramatic with his retelling of how he defied his parents and began rooting for the Islanders.

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Why I'm an Isles Fan: Eddie, Habs, Tiger & JD

When the Rangers traded his favorite player, mkpuck31 turned to the Islanders just in time for heartbreak and glory.

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Why I'm an Isles Fan: Passion and We Are Family

Games with mom, wins in enemy territory, riding the train for highs and lows.

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Why I'm an Islanders Fan: It begins in Flagstaff, Arizona

Add Arizona to the list of places we've found Islanders fans, as rcsharp71 checks in with a story.

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Why I'm a Fan of the Isles: It's a Love Story. Sorry.

An Islanders fan all the way from Texas recounts her story of how the heck that even happens.

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Why I'm a fan of the Islanders: We grew up together

Lighthouse Hockey community member BobDitt has been through a lot with the Islanders, all the way back to their inaugural 1972-73 season.

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Why I'm a fan of the Isles: Geography & an Unforgettable Night

Lighthouse Hockey community member When the Levee Breaks shares a story of fandom and Tom Poti.

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How a kid from Michigan became a fan of the Isles

Lighthouse Hockey community member Onethirtyeight tells the tale of how one Stan Fischler book created an Islanders fan in Red Wings country.

Why I’m a Fan of the New York Islanders: Pride goeth... after the fall

To celebrate the new look of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how we became fans of our favorite teams. In the 80’s, if you lived on Long Island, you went to Islanders games.