The interior of Nassau Coliseum. (Photo: Peter Schwartz)

Schwartz: Memories Are Many As Islanders Near The End At The Venerable ‘Old Barn’

Yeah, Nassau Coliseum is a dump. There’s no question about it. But just like Mets fans felt about Shea Stadium, the Coliseum was my dump.

04/06/2015

Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

Halak, Islanders Shut Out Sabres 3-0

Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders earned a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

Nick Leddy, center, and other members of the New York Islanders celebrates the defenseman’s goal against the Nashville Predators at  Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Look To Gain Home Ice Advantage Against Sabres Saturday Night

New York continues its quest for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs when it hosts the NHL-worst Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

New York Islanders coaches (l-r) Doug Weight, Jack Capuano and Greg Cronin leave the ice following a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Need To Strongly Consider Firing Jack Capuano This Summer

You want to become an elite contender? Go out and get a proven coach. Capuano’s done lots of good things with this club, but this is about as far as he can take them.

04/03/2015

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Come Up Short Against Blue Jackets In Shootout

Ryan Johansen scored late in regulation to tie it and then added the clinching goal in the shootout Thursday night to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders,

04/03/2015

The Brooklyn Nets walk to the court before the game against the New York Knicks on April 1, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

04/02/2015

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: With Playoffs Looming, Islanders Need Halak To Be Their MVP The Rest Of The Way

Jaroslav Halak is a very good goaltender. But does he have the game to help take the Islanders to the next level? We’re going to find out.

03/30/2015

Detroit Red Wings v New York Islanders

Islanders Hold On For Huge Win Over Red Wings

Frans Nielsen’s goal 16 seconds into the second period broke a 3-3 tie and the New York Islanders held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 for their first home win this month.

03/30/2015

Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks is checked by Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Ducks defeated the Islanders 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Lose As Ducks Clinch Playoff Berth

Frederik Andersen made 29 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks used a two-goal second period to beat the struggling New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to clinch a Western Conference playoff berth.

03/28/2015

Nick Shore #37 and the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after Shore scored his first NHL goal at 10:37 of the second period against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 26, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Relax, Everybody — The Isles Are Not Down For The Count

It’s very important to remain cognizant of the fact that the Isles are still a young team. I recognize that people get tired of hearing that, but it’s true nonetheless.

03/27/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 26: Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings runs into Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders during the second period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 26, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Kings defeated the Islanders 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Put Up A Fight But Fall To Kings

The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

03/26/2015

Johnny Gaudreau  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top 10 Current NHL Players Who Were Born In New York Or New Jersey

New Jersey’s own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He’s just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.

03/26/2015

Nick Leddy (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigating Twitter Troll For Threats Against Islanders’ Leddy

The account — which has been suspended — was targeting Nick Leddy for months prior to Tuesday’s escalation and it’s unclear whether the user was identified, according to Newsday.

03/25/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 24: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes the second period save against the Minnesota Wild at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 24, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Parise Spoils Isles’ Night As Wild Win In Shootout

Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.

03/25/2015

Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate their win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/24/2015

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