Today was a special day not just for the Islanders, but for Drive 4 Five. I was at the Coliseum announcement today covering the events, and I was able to speak with Jon Ledecky, Brett Yormark, as well as other executives and journalists and ask them questions about the big move! 845 more words
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In a unique arrangement, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that beginning next season the New York Islanders will split time between Barclays Center and their old arena, Nassau Coliseum, until a new rink project at Belmont Park is completed. 379 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It will be an odd arrangement, but it’s a safe bet the vast majority of fans will absolutely love it.
With a cast of luminaries on hand, Gov. 818 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Maybe they’ll call Nassau Coliseum home again, after all.
According to a report in Newsday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman toured the refurbished arena in Uniondale on Tuesday, setting the stage for the possibility of the Islanders playing some games there in the future while their new arena at Belmont Park is constructed. 304 more words
The New York Islanders could make a triumphant (and temporary) return to Nassau Coliseum while they wait for their new digs at Belmont Park to be constructed. 253 more words
A third bidder, Syosset-based Blumenfeld Development Group, announced Dec. 4 that it was withdrawing its proposal, citing the state’s “extraordinary requirements” that “appear to create a selection process that has been predetermined.” 268 more words