Originally posted on Gotham Nation:
New Jersey born and bred, Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark needs to get his facts — and his story — straight.
The Nets and now Islanders’ delicate genius has been bent out of shape with how some Islanders fans have been voicing their displeasure on social media with some of the organization’s latest decisions.
The stupid goal horn was bad enough, but the defending of the new black jersey the Islanders will be wearing this year takes the cake.
“The colors of the borough are black and white,” Yormark told ESPNNY’s Michael Kay. “We need to connect and cement this team in Brooklyn in a couple of ways. One of the ways to do…
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I have seen the new alternate jerseys, and they are a disgrace. As the new Islanders ownership group tries to force-feed a black alternate jersey down our throats in an effort to make merch $ and earn Brooklyn street cred (which is even more idiotic), I’ll be wearing my orange and blue.
What about you?
The great hockey blog Hockey Hermit recently posted a “Best 10 Defenseman of All Time” list, and had former Islander team captain Denis Potvin at No. 7, and ex-Ranger legend Bryan Leetch at No. 8.
Now I am a huge fan of both, but when I asked some hockey fans of late who they thought had a better career; predictably the Rangers fans said Leetch and Isles fans said Potvin.
Now I expected this response, but now thought I have the proper forum, I can ask a bigger audience.
So? Who had the better career, Potvin or Leetch?