MEET AND GREET NIGHT 2 A HIT

Wednesday, 12.13.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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MEET AND GREET NIGHT 2 A HIT
More Than 2,000 Fans Get Up Close and Personal with the NYI

Fueled by the success of Tuesday night's event and subsequent coverage in today's Newsday and elsewhere, night two of the Islanders Meet, Greet and Select-A-Seat topped night one by a significant margin as  more than 2,000 fans flocked to the Nassau Coliseum to chat with Islanders players and management.

"This is like no other experience I've ever had, and may never have again," said Brett Kallner from Roslyn Heights.

As billed, Garth Snow and Ted Nolan again were back for the second night in a row. Miroslav Satan, Arron Asham and Bruno Gervais were in the Islanders' locker room to meet fans. Rick DiPietro, Mike York and Mike Dunham were tonight's surprise guests.

"I didn't know if I'd be able to make it because we visted hospitals today after practice and then I had a meeting at the Coliseum," said DiPietro. "But my meeting ended just as fans were getting ready to enter the executive offices, so I was happy to stick around and hang with the fans. Getting to meet the fans in a setting like this is a unique experience and it's the least we could do to get to know them a little better."

"It was great to see this side of the Coliseum," said Michael Solomon from East Meadow. "I've never been down here. For those who didn't make it tonight, it was a great opportunity. Teams don't let you come and meet the players and walk through the locker rooms. I hope the Islanders consider doing this again, and if they do, everyone should take advantage of it."

Fans also had the opportunity to speak with FSN analyst Billy Jaffe. The fans had a wonderful time talking hockey with one of the finest young color commentators in the game.


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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 2 1 2 1 3
R. Strome 2 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 2 2 0 2 2
K. Okposo 2 1 1 1 2
J. Tavares 2 0 2 1 2
C. Clutterbuck 2 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 2 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 2 0 1 0 1
L. Visnovsky 2 0 1 3 1
F. Nielsen 2 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 1 1 0 .917 2.52

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