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Maimonides Medical Center shows support for Islanders

Brooklyn hospital dresses newborns in orange onesies prior to home opener at Barclays Center @NHL

The New York Islanders will start their second season at Barclays Center on Sunday, and the Maimonides Medical Center celebrated their second season there in the most adorable way possible.

The Brooklyn-based hospital dressed its resident newborns in orange Islanders onesies to show support before their first home game of the season against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday (6 p.m. ET; MSG+, PRIME, NHL.TV).

Tweet from @NYIslanders: Our newest Islanders fans at @MaimonidesMC are ready for their call up! #AllForIsles

Maimonides, which is four miles from Barclays Center, is the official hometown hospital of the arena's tenants, the Islanders and NBA's Brooklyn Nets. According to Maimonides website, the partnership was born from the teams' "commitment to educating Brooklynites on health and wellness issues."

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