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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.


New York Islanders owner Charles Wang, left, and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano smile as they leave the podium after a news conference at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Wednesday, May 11, 2011. (credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Mangano: NY Voters To Decide On Plan For New Islanders Arena

Officials on Long Island will ask voters this summer to approve a $400 million plan to build a new hockey arena next to the current home of the Islanders.


Travis Hamonic #36 of the New York Islanders celebrates his third period game tying goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum on April 8, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. The Penguins defeated the Islanders 4-3 in the shoot out. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

After Another Year Ends Outside NHL Playoffs, Islanders See Bright Future

Through all the negative attention the club gets because of its long out-of-date arena, its shoestring budget and payroll, and uncertain future, the Islanders claim they have a good working plan — and they might be right.


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Islanders Blog: Wang Isn’t Wrong

I don’t care whether you love or hate the Lighthouse project, the fact is the politicians of Long Island have screwed over the Islanders and owner Charles Wang.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Islanders Blog: Losing On And Off The Ice

Let’s just get right to the point and lay it all out there. The Islanders stink for two reasons…


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Islanders Staying Put Until At Least 2015

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang says the club is committed to staying on Long Island at least through the end of its Nassau Coliseum lease in 2015.