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The Barn Moved to Brooklyn

The New York Islanders have been to the playoffs three times in the last four years. The last two times, they brought with them a sixth man–the rollicking “Old Barn,” also known as the Nassau Coliseum. 354 more words

Barclays Center

Schwartz: Come Sunday, Barclays Center Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

By Peter Schwartz
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When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the list of memories at Nassau Coliseum is endless.

Among the most notable: Bobby Nystrom’s overtime goal in 1980 that gave the Islanders the first of their four consecutive championships, the dramatic Game 5 comeback win over Pittsburgh two years later, and Ken Morrow’s series-clinching sudden death goal against the Rangers two years after that. 938 more words

Sports

Schwartz: Media Get Glimpse Of Nassau Coliseum Renovations, New Features At Citi Field

By Peter Schwartz
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Wednesday was quite a day for a couple of New York sports venues. One originally opened in 1972 and is undergoing a massive transformation. 910 more words

Sports

Developers: Nassau Coliseum Project Moving Along On Schedule

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was supposed to be complete and ready at the end of the year, so has the renovation of the Nassau Coliseum stalled? 435 more words

News

Islanders should have seen Barclays Center problems coming

It seems fair to say that the Islanders’ move to Barclays Center has not gone well.

They rank 28th in attendance, and a report from the  211 more words

Venues

Stormy Relationship: NY Islanders Reportedly Want out of Brooklyn

It wasn’t if, but when the New York Islanders realized their crucial mistake of moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Not even one full season in Brooklyn, it has been reported that both the Islanders and the Barclays Center are looking for a way out of the team’s 25 year lease with the building. 597 more words

Sports

End of a tradition for hometown fans as Islanders leave

Originally published March 23rd, 2015 on Long Island Report

Nassau Coliseum is the oldest, un-renovated hockey arena in the country. Even though it hasn’t been updated in 43 years, the hometown feel is what has kept people coming back. 533 more words

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