LIGHTNING NEWS: Merchandise (800) Phone Number, (NYI) Kasparaitus joke

LIGHTNING NEWS: Merchandise (800) Phone Number, (NYI) Kasparaitus joke

Post by tom wils » Tue, 10 Nov 1992 15:39:25


Several people have asked me for a Lightning merchandise phone number and
I didn't have one then. I have one now: 1-800-732-BOLT. I haven't called it
myself. If you do, please let me know what kind of service you got so I can
relate it to others who might ask about Lightning merchandise.

The # was given during the TB/NYI game and they announcers said that Lightning
jerseys by CCM were outselling all other teams. I'll say the same thing I said
last year about the Sharks merchandise success: people already have merchandise
for their favorite teams. Even fans of teams with new logos aren't likely to
shell out the money right away.

One other note from the TB/NYI game concerning Kasparaitus (sp?). The
announcer said that his name sounded like a clinical fear of ghosts. That was
pretty funny. I think players will have a little Casper-itis when they get
hit by this guy. A Russian (I think) that plays D, hits hard/clean, and handles
the puck on offense deep in the other team's zone... The NHL might be the only
team sport that contains most of the world's best talent.

Tom

 
 
 

LIGHTNING NEWS: Merchandise (800) Phone Number, (NYI) Kasparaitus joke

Post by Tim Van Der Avoi » Wed, 11 Nov 1992 07:30:38

Quote:

>One other note from the TB/NYI game concerning Kasparaitus (sp?). The
>announcer said that his name sounded like a clinical fear of ghosts. That was
>pretty funny. I think players will have a little Casper-itis when they get
>hit by this guy. A Russian (I think) that plays D, hits hard/clean, and handles
>the puck on offense deep in the other team's zone... The NHL might be the only
>team sport that contains most of the world's best talent.

Ever heard of the Italian Soccer League (Serie A)??

Tim

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