Islanders Reveal Their Favorite Pizza Toppings

Islanders Reveal Their Favorite Pizza Toppings

Nov 8, 2023

The “Battle of Connecticut” kicks off this Friday night when the Bridgeport Islanders welcome the Hartford Wolf Pack to Total Mortgage Arena for a 7 p.m. faceoff. It’s the first of 10 meetings between the in-state rivals and the first of five in Bridgeport.


But maybe more importantly (!!!), it’s the inaugural Pucks & Pies Night! While the Islanders cut up the ice, we're cutting up some of the world's best pizza slices prior to puck drop.


Through this unique package, all fans can attend the game, plus gain access to a pre-game pizza tasting event from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., featuring slices from local Connecticut pizzerias such as Sally’s Apizza, Frank Pepe’s, and Fire Engine Pizza Co. We recently caught up with several players to find out what toppings make up their favorite types of pizza, in no particular order.


Eetu Liukas | #26

“That's a tough one. I’m not a pizza guy, but... pickles, pepperoni, cheese, and, I’ll go with pineapple.”


Ken Appleby | #39

“I like a meat-lovers style pizza with some bacon, sausage, and pepperoni.”


Jakub Skarek | #1

“Easy. Ham, mushrooms, spinach.”


Robin Salo | #3

“Shrimp, bacon, and extra cheese is really all.”


Dennis Cholowski | #4

“I’m a pepperoni, mushrooms, and onions guy. That’s what I am.”


Kyle MacLean | #10

“I like pepperoni and hot oil too, here in Milford, at Colony.”


Aidan Fulp | #27

“Pepperoni and banana peppers.”


Matthew Maggio | #18

“It depends on the day. I could go with margarita, I could go with a little pepperoni, and then if I’m feeling funky I could go with a little hawaiian too.”


Grant Hutton | #7

“I'm pretty simple, just pepperoni and maybe some jalapenos.”


Cole Bardreau | #21

“Just straight pepperoni. If garlic’s available I’ll go with that, but usually just pepperoni.”


Seth Helgeson | #2

“My favorite pizza toppings would have to be sausage or pepperoni.”


Samuel Asselin | #15

“BBQ Chicken.”


Tanner Fritz | #11

“My favorite pizza toppings are peppers, onions, and sausage. Tough to beat that."


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