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Anyone going? ...anyone going wearing Whaler gear?

 

ISLANDERS TO BATTLE RANGERS IN BRIDGEPORT

NHL rivals collide at Webster Bank Arena for the first time ever on Friday, Sept. 22

 

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (May 16, 2017) - The New York Islanders will take on the New York Rangers in an NHL preseason game at Webster Bank Arena on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The venue is home to the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Webster Bank Arena, located at 600 Main Street in downtown Bridgeport, has hosted an NHL preseason game on five other occasions, including last October when the Islanders faced the Washington Capitals. Bridgeport also played host to sellout crowds for Islanders exhibition contests against the Boston Bruins in 2011 and 2014.

 

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m. To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or stop by the Webster Bank Arena Click It or Ticket Box Office. For group ticket information, please call 203-345-2300 ext. 7. Executive suites and premium seat packages are also available by calling 203-345-4841.

 

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Contact:

Alan **ehring: (203) 345-4824 - alan.**ehring@harboryardse.com

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TeenWhalersFan wrote:

> Jeez, wonder if the Rangers do that in Hartford... :lol:

Imagine the crowd chants

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canadawhale wrote:

> TeenWhalersFan wrote:

> > Jeez, wonder if the Rangers do that in Hartford... :lol:

> Imagine the crowd chants

 

True and how many would have Whalers shirts on?

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Posted (edited)

Was the Rangers playing preseason games in Hartford part of the initial deal or was that just a rumor? 

Edited by ElmCityFan

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43 minutes ago, ElmCityFan said:

Was the Rangers playing preseason games in Hartford part of the initial deal or was that just a rumor? 

I don't think that was ever brought up, more just poking the Rangers for not doing that when the Isles do (or something idk)

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The Rangers did play preseason games in Hartford in 1997 and 1998.

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