Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Courtesy, Long Island Style.

Well, I went to the Isles/Sabres game with Jack and Jen last night, and watched the Sabres eke out a sloppy win.

I was wearing a Buffalo shirt, and darned if the management at Naussau Coliseum didn't send us out a greeting party full of the nicest people who got us to our seats, offered us a gift basket and made sure we were having a good time.

Oh wait.

That didn't happen.

We did see these guys, though.

If you look closely, you can see the 7 year old girl who was sitting next to us with her father.

Classy, Long Island.



Anonymous said...

Ugh. Fucking people, why do you suck so much ?

Anonymous said...

Not that it should be excused, but that happens in almost every arena I've ever been to. As a Flyers fan, I know it happens in Philly, but I've also seen it when I wore orange and black in New Jersey, Madison Square Garden, and, yes, even in Buffalo (a true nightmare, since I attended the 8-0 playoff game in '01). Atlanta and L.A. were the only exceptions, and I assume that's because fans there didn't know enough to realize I was wearing a Flyers jersey.

The Forechecker said...

Having been to games in Nashville and Chicago wearing Red Wings gear, I've never seen that kind of pathetic behavior. Perhaps its a Northeastern kind of thing...

Jack said...

I know this kind of stuff happens all over the place. I'm definitely not saying it's only Long Island fans and I don't think Ritch is either.

By the way, these guys were drinking Sparks they snuck into the game. That was the real tip-off that they were true renaissance men.

Anonymous said...

I've never seen this happen in Minnesota.

Anonymous said...

This happens all the time in Edm.
Regular season: Pretty much just Cgy fans get the treatment.

Playoffs: Anything goes as far as opposing fans.

WD to Evers to Chance said...

If Sparks are all it takes to condemn a man, then I am guilty. As is my sister, who turned me onto that damn sweet drink many years back.

Whatever, it was good fun going to the game with the AHF crew anyways, even if I was a nervous wreck throughout the third period.

Dear Lord Stanley said...

I've worn full Avs regalia to multiple games in Nashville and never once was accosted. Maybe 'cause we were the only people in the entire section, but I'd argue this kind of behavior is less common in the South than in the Northeast.

Who would have thought?