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Islanders Move to Brooklyn

Barclays Sold to Onexim Sports and Entertainment

Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Sports has purchased the Brooklyn Nets at a total of $875 million and the Barclays Center at a total of $825 million.

Share your warm-up watching memories

Do you have a memorable (or even an unmemorable) story of being down near the glass before an Islanders game? Drop it in the comments and tell the Barclays Center why it needs to change its policy.

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via's Brian Compton comes a look at the Islanders' new conference and division banners.

Plan B(arclays Center): the Isles & their new home

Let's remember how we all ended up in Barclays Center and why Plan B didn't turn out that bad.

Transcript: Yormark on Isles fans, traditions, tix

Barclays Center and Nets CEO Brett Yormark made an appearance on ESPN Radio's Michael Kay Show this afternoon to announce the return of the Islanders old goal horn and shed some light on what the new marketing folks are doing.

Isles & Barclays Center haggle over pressbox food

The team and its new arena have been haggling over food, specifically the meals the Islanders (and every NHL team) is expected to provide for media, staff members, scouts and anyone else who didn't get in with a ticket.

Barclays Business: Marketing push, Bettman & kids

Beyond the history and tradition of the Islanders move from Nassau County to Brooklyn is the day-to-day business machinations by the suits charged with taking an established team and moving it to a still relatively new locale.

Barclays changes: Locker room done, banners coming

With the club's preseason set to start tonight, the new digs are move-in ready and looking sweet. Oh, and all the banner from Nassau Coliseum are coming, too.

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Isles unveil new black uniforms for Brooklyn

It's here.

Video: Tavares gifts new Isles thirds to kids

To unveil their latest third jersey, the Islanders sent their captain and chief fashion model John Tavares to a kids game practice with a bag of swag and a smile.

New York Islanders Reveal Third Jersey

The New York Islanders unveiled their new third jersey, a black number that nods to their new home in Brooklyn, along with references to their greatest coach and greatest era.

Zeitgeist: Psychic Predicts Isles Return to Nassau

Signs from the spirit world say the New York Islanders will return to their original home within the next 10 years, according to world-renowned Long Island-based psychic medium John Edward. [humor]

Third Jersey Talk, Yormark on Isles radio and Post

Random dispatches from Barclays Center include possible leaks of the Islanders next third jersey, Brett Yormark debunking a newspaper story and a tease about a new radio partner for the team.

Report: Isles to replace Ice Girls with co-ed crew

This morning, Islanders Point Blank posted information from a "source close to the organization" that the Islanders would be shuttering their long-standing Ice Girls squad in favor of a co-ed ice maintenance team at Barclays Center.

Alternate History: a look at Isles third jerseys

New Islanders third jerseys are happening. And you will probably hate them. The Islanders have had five alternate jerseys in their history all only one was met with universal acceptance. The rest... it's a long story.

LIRR adds more Barclays service for Isles games

A report from Newsday details the LIRR's plan to add extra trains to and from Atlantic Avenue on game days. Try it. Maybe you'll like it.

Obit: Isles' lease with Nassau County dies at 36

[humor] The New York Islanders' lease with Nassau County, which helped establish the historic team's home base on Long Island while also being the center of a decades-long feud over money, died peacefully on July 31st in Uniondale. The lease was 36.

Bettman ready for Isles opening night at Barclays

NHL commish Gary Bettman told Neil Best of Newsday that he'll be in the crowd to watch the Islanders take on the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 9. He's ready for a shorter trip to watch the Islanders, too.

Report: Isles' future finances look fruitful

According to a report in The Hockey News, the Islanders are trading in fickle revenue stream for a streamlined and basically guaranteed bankroll from Barclays Center.

What to Expect from Barclays as the Team Moves In

The stadium is beautiful, though it does have its faults.

Isles Brooklyn Home Opener vs Hawks Friday, Oct. 9

The New York Islanders will open their new home on a new night at a new time.

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But I wanted granite countertops: Islanders Barclays locker room in progress

Wires and dust and tools as the Nets will soon have new roommates with fancy digs.

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Summer Forum: Where to 'tailgate' in Brooklyn?

Figured this would be a good time to start picking out places for LHH Meetups around Barclays Center. What say you? Have at it.

Islanders practice rink, offices to Cantiague Park

The Islanders and Nassau County announced an agreement that will make the ice facility at Cantiague Park the team's official practice rink and business offices. Open practices, autograph sessions and more promised in the 10-year pact.

Isles rites, ticket buyers, follow to Brooklyn

Begun, the PR blitz has: Uniforms, traditions, ambassadors and ticket buyers are following the New York Islanders to Brooklyn.

Photos: Coliseum ice removed for the final time

The final ice removal at Nassau Coliseum was captured in a series of tweets by Newsday videographer Bobby Cassidy.

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'Dear Kate,' a Eulogy for a Coliseum

A fan post eulogizing Nassau Coliseum addressed to the person most responsible for its demise, Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray.

Report: Ratner seeking AHL team for new Coliseum

Developer Bruce Ratner wants to gets shovels in the ground in Uniondale on a new Nassau Coliseum, but he still has no AHL team, which is required per his agreement with the county.

Bettman: Isles return to Nassau is "premature"

NHL commish Gary Bettman said what a lot of us here have been saying for a very, very long time: Nassau has more hot air a WWII blimp leaving Mitchell Field when it comes to the Islanders returning to a new Coliseum in the future.

Coliseum Closing: Our place and its people

The staff of Lighthouse Hockey share their stories about Nassau Coliseum and the people The staff of Lighthouse Hockey share their stories about Nassau Coliseum and the people that, to them, are linked to the arena.

Coliseum Pre-History: 'The thrust of the future'

A look back at the news and personalities of Nassau Coliseum's earliest days, including quaint amenities, effusive praise for it and the fight to take all the credit.

Last Call in Nassau, Ep 6: Set in Stone

The last (maybe) entry in the season-long series. A final Islanders game at the Coliseum is a reminder of youth, heroes and just how much has changed outside of Nassau County.