Ask Gary: Are fans of the Lightning spoiled?

by Gary Shelton on November 14, 2015 · 0 comments

in College Sports in Florida, general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs, Tampa Bay Lightning

For the new fans of the Lightning, and others, this has been hard to watch../ANDREW J. KRAMER

The Lightning has been hard on the eyes this season./ANDREW J. KRAMER

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Do you think that the Tampa Bay Lightning fans got spoiled last year? So many of the new fans that got on the band wagon don’t understand what has happened this year. They went out and bought season tickets and a jersey. Now, they are asking "where is my team?"

Jan Porter

I think a great season spoils the great many new fans it attracts. And why not? This team was so much fun to watch with mad dashes to the net, with impossible goals, with a great won-loss record at home. I once had a conversation with George Carlin, the great comedian, who said his philosophy was to always be on the bandwagon, because that's where all the fun is.

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