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09-04-2012, 09:50 AM
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Thordic
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Originally Posted by koz2393 View Post
I hope my story doesn't get me like kicked off this board haha.
You're not the only one.

I was a Devils fan as a kid. Growing up in North Jersey in the 80s, it was pretty easy. The team practiced nearby, the players were accessible, etc.

However, my dad is from NY and he's a huge Rangers fan. That was one factor, the fact the early 90's Rangers were a great team was another, and perhaps most important to a then-11 year old, I went to school with one of the Devil's players daughters and we didn't get along. So I ended up switching teams out of spite. It seemed logical at the time. The '94 Cup run a few years later helped seal the deal.

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