The New York Islanders hockey team is sometimes called the “Islosers” (Islanders + losers) by Islanders haters, such as fans of the rival New York Rangers. “Islosers” has been cited in print since at least 1996 and 2002.
Wikipedia: New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Brooklyn, New York. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team’s home arena is Barclays Center. The Islanders are one of three NHL franchises in the New York City metropolitan area along with the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers, with the Islanders’ primary fan base being Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island.
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Scott Rubenstein () wrote:
: > Canadiens teams (”...the game has changed dramatically..."), the 1970’s
: > Pittsburgh Steelers, etc.
: > Would you care to re-phrase that statement?
: See my other post revealing the three phases of the NHL’s modern era and
: how the Islosers were the luckiest ‘dynasty’ in the history of sports.
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IT IS OVER ISLOSERS!
WHAT WITH THE ISLOSERS FANS? THEY SEEM TO BE A TEENSIE BIT PISSED AREN’T THEY.......BOOOHOOO.....ITS OK TO CRY FOLKS........ITS OK........WE KNOW WE BEAT YOUR ASS TONITE AND YES, WE’LL DO IT AGAIN ON SUNDAY AT THAT RAT-INFESTED COLISEUM OF YOURS......MAN.....I CAN’T EVEN SIT ON THE DAMN SEATS THERE........ITS LIKE SITTING ON A TOILET BOWL.........NASTY.....
Hey Islosers fans: SUCK IT! LETS GO RANGERS! #NYR #Islanders #NHL
8:31 PM - 27 Dec 2010
RANGERS WIN!!!!!! 7-2 vs. the Icelanders/Islosers.
8:32 PM - 27 Dec 2010
King Darius II
There Go Islosers Fans, Wanting To Be Rangers Fans Again. #CanYouHearUs
9:03 PM - 21 Apr 2015
LMFAO. Anyone else remember the last time the Islanders won a playoff series?😏 #Islosers
9:09 PM - 27 Apr 2015