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Unlikely Attraction: My Trip to the Nassau Coliseum

“Is this where I get off for the New York Islanders’ game?” I asked. The driver of the Nassau Inter-County Express bus route n43 responded, “Yes, to your right.” I stepped off the bus, checked the time (the bus had breezed through the 30 local stops and arrived to the closest stop to Nassau Coliseum ten minutes ahead of schedule), and wondered, ‘How am I actually going to get inside the arena?’ 1,221 more words

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Schwartz: 'Coliseum Conversation' To Celebrate The Old Barn

By Peter Schwartz
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This has certainly been an emotional season for the Islanders and their fans. As the team plays its 43rd and final campaign at the Nassau Coliseum before relocating to Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season, the team is giving its longtime home quite a sendoff. 646 more words

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I go to one last Rangers-Islanders game at the Coliseum, and it's awesome. A Simon and Garfunkel-themed video to help you deal with snow. And it's Duke-Carolina day, a glorious day

When I was a boy growing up in Commack, N.Y., on Long Island, Nassau Coliseum was a huge deal.
It was “our” arena, where we went to see the circus, or the major concert you really wanted to see (I took in Paula Abdul, New Kids on the Block, and Billy Joel, among others, there), or the indoor soccer game, or basically, any big event. 847 more words

Islanders Can't Hold On and Lose to the Rangers

The Islanders lost to the New York Rangers at the Nassau Coliseum last night 6-5.

Going into last night’s game the Islanders had defeated the Rangers in three straight matchups and in those three games they had… 259 more words

The New York Islanders Fans Were In An Over Sharing Mood At Last Night's Game

I applaud this lady. She was rooting her Islanders on and got caught up in the moment and just went for the Gold. She could’ve given a pedestrian response like “go Islanders” or “Rangers suck” but she was feeling talkative and decided to talk about giving birth in a parking lot. 50 more words

In Coliseum's final year, Rangers and Isles should meet in the postseason

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – It was hard not to salivate over the thought of the Rangers and Islanders meeting in the postseason on Monday night.

For once this season the Islanders and Rangers lived up to the hype that encompasses the game anytime the two meet. 630 more words

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