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04-13-2004, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by RickyF
And I'm sure they don't give a **** about it. They wanna play hockey. They are not gonna leave just because some 50-75 fans booed a national anthem in the 42nd home game of the season !
50-75? It was apparent there were hundreds. I'm not sure how it wouldn't bother an American player.

Sure, they will play.. and put on a nice smile. However.. when it comes to resigning a player, these incidients could come back in a decision making process.

It would be naive to think otherwise. Don't tell me you wouldn't reflect on the booing on your national anthem, if you were a player in a different city.

That being said, it does not compare to the Islander fans burning the Canadian flag outside the rink last post season.

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