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Islanders Move to Brooklyn

Last Call, Ep. 5: Double Doubles & Double Headers

In part five of our ongoing series about the final season at Nassau Coliseum, two lifelong friends take in an Islanders game for the first time in almost 20 years and enjoy the fast food of their youth.

Mangano: New offices can lure Isles back to Nassau

Nassau executive Ed Mangano announced plans to build the Islanders a new practice facility and corporate offices near Cantiague Park. He said the new buildings could spur the team to return to Nassau which is completely bonkers.

AHL to Nassau? The speculation that won't die

The speculation of a Sound Tigers move from Bridgeport won't die, so you might as well familiarize yourself with the details

Last Call in Nassau, Ep 4: Everybody Into the Car

In part four of the ongoing series about the Islanders final season at Nassau Coliseum, (most of) the Lighthouse Hockey editorial staff hangs out live and in-person at the Islanders-Flyers matinee game on Martin Luther King Day.

Mangano trolling is the same sad Nassau song

Nassau County executive Ed Mangano says "entertainment and excitement" are coming to Nassau. But with the current source of "entertainment and excitement" leaving for Brooklyn next season, Mangano is just repeating talking points.

Cox falls from Ivory Tower, lands in Suffolk

Damien Cox of the Toronto Star and Sportsnet wonders why the Islanders move to Brooklyn has been so quiet. It's hard to hear all the chatter when your head is up the Maple Leafs' collective posterior.

Last Call in Nassau, Ep 3: A personal favor

Episode 3 of a series of games during the Islanders final season at Nassau Coliseum. A fan attends a game with his wife, father and daughter. The hockey's not that good, but the lessons are vital.

Q&A: David Wurtzel, director of Hockey Barn: LI

Hockey Barn: Long Island is a short film about Nassau Coliseum and Islanders fans by director David Wurtzel. He spoke with Lighthouse Hockey about his inspiration, equipment and intentions for the film.

Isles acquire Mallet, pick from Canucks for Pedan

The Islanders will receive forward Alex Mallet and a third round pick in the 2016 NHL draft in exchange for defenseman Andrey Pedan.

Last Call in Nassau, Ep 2: Thank You

Episode 2 of a series of games during the Islanders final season at Nassau Coliseum. A friend and rival fan is grateful for the successes he's seen and the failures along the way.

Last Call in Nassau, Ep 1: Relocation Station

Part 1 of a series of personal reflections about the Islanders' final season in Nassau Coliseum. An innocent question from a fan, prompts questions about other times the Islanders were expected to leave Long Island.

Photo Essay: Last Call in Nassau, Prologue

A photo essay reflection on the Islanders' next home and an introduction to an upcoming series saying goodbye to their old home.

Isles reveal patch for final season at Coliseum

Teased yesterday on Twitter, the Islanders revealed the patch in full today on their SnapChat account. It's... not good.

Ready for Hockey? Howie Rose will pump you up now.

New York Islanders announcer Howie Rose's interview with Pete McCarthy on the Sports Zone at WOR 710 is long, wide-ranging, and a must-listen.

Dear Brett: Winning is the best marketing plan

Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark has a lot of ideas for marketing the Islanders. But the only one he needs is out of his hands. The best way - possibly the only way - to make the Islanders' transition to Brooklyn a success is by winning games.

Brooklyn: Isles would play 6 games at Coliseum

After luring the Islanders to Brooklyn, Bruce Ratner wants to move them back to Nassau ... for six games per season.

Announcement: Brooklyn Preseason Game, Take 2

Tickets go on sale April 17 at 10 a.m. for the Islanders preseason game in Brooklyn.

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Let There Be Hope: A New Beginning in Brooklyn

On Brooklyn: What are Isles stepping into here?

Some good reads and views on how Brooklyn will be changed by the Barclays Center three years before the New York Islanders call it home.

How will you say goodbye to the Coliseum?

Even for New York Islanders fans who embrace Brooklyn as a new beginning, this week's news raise the question of how we'll say goodbye to a beloved old venue.

Brooklyn Reflections: Dynasty Warriors

The Islanders were the NHL's last true dynasty. Now, with the team moving to Brooklyn in 2015, its crystal clear that Nassau County itself did more damage to the dynasty than any other team ever could.

Isles to Brooklyn: Dodging the relocation Blues

As far as franchise relocation goes, the New York Islanders' move to Brooklyn is the best that one can hope for.

News Bits: Islanders-Brooklyn Coverage

All the New York Islanders/Brooklyn coverage that's fit to link.

Brooklyn Reflections: A new hope?

Getting arena resolution is a reward for all of the New York Islanders fans who suffered through uncertainty and the leanest of lean years.

Official: New York Islanders Moving to Brooklyn

The New York Islanders aren't changing their name, they aren't changing their ownership, but they will be playing in a new building for the 2015-16 season.

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Islanders Will Play in Brooklyn, 2015-2040

The New York Islanders plan a major press conference at Barclays Center with arena developer Bruce Ratner, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. It's expected they'll announce their move to Brooklyn in 2015.

Major Isles Announcement at Barclays Center

The New York Islanders plan a major announcement at Barclays Center with arena developer Bruce Ratner, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Full Coverage: Islanders-Devils [Not] in Brooklyn

New York Islanders fans waited all summer long to check out hockey at the Barclays Center. Thanks to the incompetent blowhards who run the league and NHLPA, they will now wait much, much longer.

Prokhorov: Well, maybe hockey. In 2015 perhaps.

Brooklyn Nets owner says he could maybe possibly think about hockey in his new arena, say perhaps in 2015.

Video: Tour the New Brooklyn Arena, Which Is Not Locked Out

The first sports even scheduled for the new Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn will probably not be the New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils preseason game Oct. 2. But that doesn't mean Isles fans can't ogle the place.

Photos: Brooklyn Ice Rink Takes Shape, With or Without Tenant

Photos of the Barclays Center taking shape reveal the ice rink that may one day host New York Islanders NHL hockey in Brooklyn.

Bits: Of Course Brooklyn Still Covets the Islanders

Brooklyn still wants the New York Islanders, because they have a new arena and would like another tenant, thanks.