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Ryan Strome

Gallof: Despite The Mess, There Are Many Silver Linings For The Islanders

For Islanders fans, you are once again on the outside looking in, but, despite all of the franchise’s problems, the on-ice product is a lot closer to being a serious force than many would have you believe.


Mark Streit

Gallof: The Bad, The Ugly And What To Expect From Islanders Next Season

OK, we’ve put this off long enough. It’s time to talk about what the Islanders did on the ice this season. Its time to face facts, look beyond the stats, and make some calls on what we will see this summer and next season.


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Gallof: For Islanders, Sticking Around Starting To Look Less Probable

More than a year ago an Islanders source warned me that the minority percentage of possible suitors outside of New York would rapidly climb. Eventually, that person said, this idea might even reverse, and become the bigger possibility. Well, it’s starting.


Evgeni Nabokov

Capellini: Light At The End Of Islanders’ Dark Tunnel Fast Becoming Just A Wish

It just feels like the Islanders are simply passing time until they die. Morale among the faithful is at an all-time low, and considering all the absurdities that have gone on over the last 15 or so years, that’s saying something.


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Gallof: Islanders Have But A Glimmer Of Hope Left In Nassau County

If the Islanders and Nassau County are to ever get together on a new plan to keep the team where it is, it appears the window for such a meeting of the minds has now been stretched closer to 2013.


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Long Island Developers Planning To Develop Nassau ‘Hub’ With Or Without The Islanders

One day before the Nassau County Legislature debates the future of the Coliseum site CBS 2 has learned several developers are drafting proposals that imagine Long Island’s future without the Islanders.


The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: Brooklyn Going After Islanders Hard, Making ‘Aggressive Sales Pitch’

The confirmed preseason NHL game next season at the Barclays Center is part of a larger initiative to get the Islanders and owner Charles Wang to consider permanent relocation to Brooklyn, has learned.


The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: A New Home? Don’t Believe The Hype, Islanders Fans

The Islanders playing a preseason game in Brooklyn next season has created a stir, but don’t expect it to blossom into something long term. There seems to be simply too many roadblocks ahead preventing a permanent relocation.


Rick DiPietro

Gallof: Islanders May Move On From DiPietro Sooner Rather Than Later

Rick DiPietro is shrinking and sadly hobbling before our eyes as chronic injuries have basically made him barely a backup goalie if you judge him on stats and play alone, forgetting any contract. Yet the Islanders may very well get a window to send him on his way.


Nassau Coliseum

Gallof: The Tough Truth About Islanders’ Arena Situation

Hope is an easy sell these days, simply due to so many fans being uncomfortable in the uncertainty that followed the failed Coliseum referendum.


Islanders defenseman Mark Eaton

Capellini: Islanders’ Putrid Start Is The Very Disaster That Simply Couldn’t Happen

Inexplicably, we are 18 games into the season and the Islanders are once again the laughingstocks of the NHL. It’s simply unbelievable and inexcusable.


Islanders coach Jack Capuano

Capellini: Is Islanders Coach Capuano The X-Factor Or The Great Unknown?

When the Islanders come up in conversation most people who have a clue about the NHL usually mention one of two things: rebuilding or no building. Jack Capuano appears to be just about winning.


Belmont Park - Elmont, NY (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Latest Idea For Nassau Coliseum: Relocation To Belmont Park

The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.


The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Latest Nassau Coliseum Plan Nixed

There have been disagreements and there has been confusion over the mission of the task force assembled to tackle the future of the arena that is home to the New York Islanders.


The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Task Force Proposes New Ideas For Nassau Coliseum

A group of developers, business leaders and community planners is proposing a privately financed redevelopment of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and its surrounding 77-acre property.