An exterior shot of Barclays Center

A Roof Grows In Brooklyn: Barclays Center To Get Grassy Lid

When the project is complete by the end of September, the 3-acre curving rooftop is expected to be a hardy, verdant dome of grasses, flowers and plants.


Buckets are filled with Coliseum ice upon the removal of the rink from the Nassau Coliseum on May 5, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Islanders have played their last game at the Nassau Coliseum and will begin to play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Selling Melted Ice From Nassau Coliseum

According to the team’s website, each order of ice — which has since changed its state to liquid H2O — costs $20 and will come with a certificate of authenticity.


New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Charles Wang Writes Letter To Isles Fans, Vows To Bring Cup To Brooklyn

“This franchise is not satisfied with only qualifying for the playoffs because Islanders fans deserve a Stanley Cup,” Wang wrote. “We will not stop until this happens and Lord Stanley returns.”


Polo Grounds

Blast From The Past: 7 Historic Former New York Sports Venues

Here are seven historic ballparks and arenas that New York teams have left behind.


John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

John Tavares In Running For NHL’s Hart Trophy

The Islanders captain was named a finalist for the MVP award along with Washington forward Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price.


Bradley Schwartz (R) and proud dad Peter at Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Peter Schwartz/CBSNewYork)

Schwartz: My Son’s Emotional Farewell To The Coliseum

“It will be our real home forever.” Spoken like a true Islanders fan.


Nassau Coliseum

Friedman: Goodbye To Nassau Coliseum, My Home Away From Home

For me, Nassau Coliseum was always the place to go dream, to believe. It was the place where I learned everything I know about hockey.


New York Islanders

Following Early Playoff Exit, Isles Look To Next Chapter: Brooklyn

It’s time for the New York Islanders to lower the Hall of Fame and Stanley Cup banners from the rafters, and pack up their pucks and sticks.


Jaroslav Halak, left, and Travis Hamonic of the New York Islanders defend against the New Jersey Devils during the second period at the Prudential Center on Oct. 2, 2014 in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Hamonic Reveals He Suffered Left Knee MCL Tear Prior To Playoffs

Hamonic’s injury did not require surgery and he said he might have been able to return at some point in the second round had the Isles not lost Monday.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

12 Things About Nassau Coliseum We’ll Miss

Starting next season, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center will present its own unique environment for Islanders fans, but there are many who believe it will never top the Nassau Coliseum experience.


The Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk reacts at the end of a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have All Summer To Learn From Easily Correctable Mistakes

It shouldn’t have been this way. There should’ve been more hockey to be played.


Kevin Connolly entertains the crowd between periods at Nassau Coliseum in 2007. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

‘Entourage’ Star Kevin Connolly Can’t Sleep After Islanders’ Elimination

If you happen to see Kevin Connolly today in SoHo, give him a hug. “I’m devastated,” the actor told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton.


A view of the players corridor at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Islanders Movin’ Out, But Still In A New York State Of Mind

At Wikipedia, the change has already been made. Barclays Center is listed as the Islanders’ home arena.


Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders reacts to the game-winning goal by Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to win the series 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goodbye, Nassau: Islanders’ Season Ends In Heartbreak

Monday’s elimination ends the Islanders’ playing days at Nassau Coliseum, which opened in 1972 and saw its last game Saturday in Game 6.


WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal at 18:35 of the second period against the New York Islanders in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Islanders, Advance To Face Rangers In Conference Semis

Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.


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Yankee Stadium to host games Jan. 26 and Jan. 29.

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