Nassau Coliseum

Fans arrive for a game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Respond To Claims Of Abusive Behavior At Coliseum

Some fans of the Capitals say they had to put up with racist and homophobic remarks while attending Game 3 of Washington’s playoff series against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.


The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals take the ice for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Capitals 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Fans Hoping Cup Run Will Take Sting From Nassau Departure

For loyal fans of the Islanders, this year’s playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness.


Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and developer Bruce Ratner look at a rendering of a redeveloped Nassau Coliseum on April 14, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Developer Submits Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

Developer Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Peter Schwartz/CBSNewYork)

Islanders Fans Bid Farewell To Nassau Coliseum At Last Regular Season Game In Uniondale

Saturday night marks the last regular season game for the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum before they move to Barclays Center next season.


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.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: ‘A Toast To The Coliseum’ Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.


Mike Maccagnan (Photo by Rich Schultz /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.


UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 10: Marc Staal, Mats Zuccarello #36, and Kevin Klein #8 celebrate a second period goal by Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Rangers defeated the New York Islanders 2-1. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Pull Off ‘Playoff-Type’ Win Over Isles In Perhaps Final Barn Burner

In a season already filled with plenty of good fortune, Rick Nash and the Rangers found a little bit of luck in their last regular-season visit to Nassau Coliseum.


Ed Westfall walks off the ice following a banner raising in his honor prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Look Back At The First Isles Game At Nassau Coliseum

Westfall will make his final scheduled visit to the Coliseum on Saturday, April 4, when the Islanders take on the Buffalo Sabres on “Decades Night.”


Coliseum Conversation logo (Credit: The Lifestyle Group)

Schwartz: ‘Coliseum Conversation’ To Celebrate The Old Barn

“Coliseum Conversation,” presented by The Lifestyle Sports and Entertainment Group, will take place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Madison Theatre on the campus of Molloy College in Rockville Centre.


Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Islanders Fan During Broadcast: ‘My Son Was Conceived Back In That Parking Lot’

Yep. On Monday night, an original Islanders season-ticket holder told everyone in TV land a little too much information.


The New York Islanders skate against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Barclays Bringing Islanders’ Tradition To ‘Best Building In The Country’

As the Islanders finish out a 43-year run at the Nassau Coliseum, their future home is getting ready to welcome them with open arms for the 2015-16 campaign.


The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

NHL: Tuesday’s Rangers-Isles Showdown To Start On Time Despite Snow

Despite snow hitting the Tri-State area Monday into Tuesday, the Islanders will host the rival Rangers at Nassau Coliseum at 7:00 on Tuesday night.


Derick Brassard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Plan To Arrive In Islanders Country Before Blizzard

The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers.


Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Gather To Speak Out Against Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

Hundreds were expected to gather in Nassau County on Thursday night, to speak out against a proposed gaming parlor.