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05-09-2013, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by MJF View Post
Blah, blah blah??? You've got to be kidding me. I would have called somebody fairweathered in 1986 if they stopped watching because they hadn't won a cup in 3 years. I don't blame anyone who did not want to pay for tickets or Islanders merchandise over the last 20 years or so. People got tired of being fed a steady diet of crap and they stopped taking it.
How about throwing Islander jerseys on the ice after they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in 1994 after making the conference finals the year before?

And don't make people out to be so pious. Nothing has changed in regards to the internal management of this team. The players just got better. Wang is still a cheap horrible owner, the building is still old and the team is still moving. If everyone was so tired of taking it, they wouldn't have come running back the second there was a hint of success.

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