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.
“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.
When the Islanders’ 43-year history at Nassau Coliseum ends after this coming season, one moment will always stand alone as the best. It’s really not debatable.
Seven amazing athletes besides LeBron James to wear #23.
Matt Moulson’s four goal night helped the New York Islanders defeat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Saturday night.
Mike Bossy’s career was the stuff of make-believe, because when you are done assessing his statistics, trophies and all other accolades in between, one very important factor is sometimes lost in the shuffle. He was forced to leave the game he dominated at the age of 30.
They say the sport of hockey has changed, that fighting and goonery has been shelved in place of more skill, more speed and more fair play. Really? The New York Islanders seem to want to believe all this and have for years built teams as such.
What happens when you put three former hockey greats – Pat LaFontaine, Clark Gillies and Bobby Nystrom — in a room together? You are immediately transformed to an era in sports where the heart and the soul of an athlete outweighed the financial rewards of winning.