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Islanders Move to Brooklyn

Just Like Old Times: Report says Coliseum to be shuttered while seeking investors

A report today from Bloomberg News says that Mikhail Prokhorov, whose Onexim Sports and Entertainment company runs the Coliseum, is looking to close the old barn up until investors can be found to pick up the tab on some outstanding loans.

SBN Marvel Week: Captain America, the Islanders, and Barclays Center

A Marvel Comics connection gives us a chance to discuss the Islanders’ exit from Barclays Center and the end of their time in Brooklyn.

Isles to play postseason and next season at Coliseum [Updated]

According to Newsday’s Randi Marshall, an announcement will be made before Saturday’s game against the Bruins that the Islanders will play any playoff games this season, as well as all of next season, at Nassau Coliseum, while their new arena at Belmont Park is finished.

Islanders 2019 Home Opener will be at Nassau Coliseum

The rest of the schedule will be released June 25.

Islanders Move One More Game to Coliseum for Tavares (sort of)

The Feb. 28 meeting with the Maple Leafs was originally set for Brooklyn.

Islanders Add 8 More Nassau Coliseum Games to 2018-19 Schedule

A bit of book keeping on a day where other news dominated.

Nassau Coliseum Agreement: Islanders to split games over next three seasons

Are we in Brooklyn or Nassau? Better check your schedule.

Islanders Interim Occupancy at the Coliseum, Ever Nearer

Newsday reports parties are "closing in" on an agreement

Ledecky meets fans, gives update on team’s Belmont bid

The team is, "continuing to study the RFP process" before formally entering their bid on the open property.

A Piece of the Action: Minor stake in Islanders may be available, per report

The New York Post reports that a minority stake in the Islanders is available if you’ve got a few extra bucks laying around. Major grains of salt are required.

Bettman: New York Islanders search for new arena continues

The NHL commissioner told Bloomberg Radio that Isles ownership continues to “explore options” for a new home

Daly: No regular season games at Nassau Coliseum, but maybe preseason

In a report by Newsday, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says the Islanders will not be playing any regular season games at Nassau Coliseum this season but a preseason game is apparently on the table.

Report: Barclays, Islanders officially begin lease agreement negotiations

Per a report in Newsday by Robert Brodsky and Jim Baumbach, Barclays Center has sent notice to the Islanders that the time to discuss the future partnership between the team and the arena is nigh.

Bettman on WFAN: Isles exploring, Coliseum not a long term solution

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was in studio for a long interview on WFAN with Mike Francesa, where they discussed the Islanders and their latest arena drama.

Report: Barclays Center will urge Islanders to move back in with parents

Per a report in Newsday, Barclays Center honchos are preparing to alleviate their issues with the Islanders by urging them to move back to Nassau County into the renovated and newly opened Coliseum. Okay...

Hartford throws a green-blue-and-silver hat into the Isles arena business

Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy sent a letter to Islanders owners Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin, urging them to bring their team to The Constitution State. Because that’s what they need.

Bloomberg: Barclays to opt-out of Islanders agreement

The Islanders might be without a home arena in two years according to a report in Bloomberg News that Barclays Center is looking to opt out of its agreement with the team over lost money.

Bettman on Barclays: Isles owners committed but exploring options

In addressing concerns about Barclays Center’s longterm viability, Bettman instead focused on the team owner’s stewardship and left the future vague.

Forbes: Islanders’ value 18th in NHL

Forbes Magazine has released its annual NHL team values list and has the Islanders placed 18th, about 10 places higher than most of us probably thought they would.

In Year 2, Barclays Center Ice Still a Problem

Islanders players describe the issues while arena management tries to find a solution

Report: Islanders-Barclays opt-out conditions to fuel conspiracies

Newsday’s Jim Baumbach breaks down some very relevant info you should know before the next Islanders relocation rumor pops up.

Video: Ledecky says Barclays is home, experience improvements coming

In an interview with NHL Tonight, Islanders owner Jon Ledecky talked about his team, their home in Brooklyn and whether his niece Katie is an Islanders fan (she is).

John Tavares on relaxing, leadership and bad ice beyond Brooklyn

The Islanders captain opens up about a bunch of topics to Sportsnet

Fan Experience Study Reflects Work to Be Done at Barclays

JD Power’s fan experience study shows where the Islanders have work to do, and how they have made some headway in the New York sports scene with their move to Brooklyn.

[Bits] Break-Up song continues; Bellows; Terao

Hockey news and notes for Islanders fans. Nassau County wants the Islanders back? YOU DON'T SAY...

And They're Off: Isles talking Belmont arena, too

A new contender has entered the field with Newsday reporting that Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin have also talked with the New York Racing Association about building an arena at Belmont Park.

Whatchu talking 'bout, Willets?: Queens Questions

The idea of the Islanders moving to Queens raises many, many questions about who, what, how and exactly why the Islanders and Mets would want to build the hockey team a new arena.

Report: Isles talking Queens arena, rinse, repeat

Per a report in Bloomberg, the Islanders owners are talking to the Mets about building a hockey arena in Queens. How much you believe depends on how much stock you put in anonymous sources. Just another part life as a fan of the Islanders.

Agent Dan Craig on Barclays Center's ice case

NHL's Facility Operations Manager Dan Craig has been dispatched to Barclays Center in the wake of complaints from more than a few Islanders players about the ice conditions there.

Do we have to talk about that Post Barclays story?


Dear Brett Yormark: Please stop talking

Some friendly advice to the Barclays Center CEO from a sympathetic ear, including insight into the psyche of hockey fans.

Yormark: No changes coming to Barclays Seats

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark said no changes are coming to Barclays Center's seating chart. One writer says this will most likely prevent the Islanders from hosting an NHL All Star Game in the future.