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