50 WORDS OR LESS: The Goal Song

Monday, 11.7.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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50 WORDS OR LESS: The Goal Song
Is it time for a new one? What song do you want to hear?

Our new interactive feature continues as we ask fans everywhere in Islanders Country to send us their best essays. The challenge is to come up with your best answer, as the title says, in 50 words or less.

This week's "assignment:"

What song would you like the Islanders to play after the home team scores a goal?

We know, we know: there may be other pressing issues in Islanders Country right now. Nevertheless, the post-goal song issue is constantly brought up by fans to our website and the Islanders' customer service department. So we felt who better to ask than the fans themselves. Are you tired of the Gary Glitter song and want a change? Do you think it's a hockey tradition that should never be messed with? And if you want the Islanders to try something knew, what piece of music would you suggest?

Just do it in 50 WORDS OR LESS and send it here.

Your deadline is Friday, November 11 at 10:00 am. You never know -- if someone has a real great idea, we guess there's always a chance the song could debut as early as the Nov. 12 home game against the Bruins. Finally, with all due respect, save the "I don't care what song you play as long as they score" emails for another time.

Thanks, and good luck!

 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Bailey 3 1 3 2 4
K. Okposo 3 2 1 2 3
J. Tavares 3 1 2 3 3
R. Strome 3 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 3 2 0 1 2
L. Visnovsky 3 0 2 4 2
C. Clutterbuck 3 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 3 0 1 0 1
N. Leddy 3 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 3 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 2 1 0 .929 2.01

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