More than 100 workers are alleging that long-term exposure to asbestos at Nassau Coliseum has made them seriously ill.
Psychologically, the Islanders play at home like they, too, are expecting the roof to cave in. They are now an incredible 5-11-2 at the Coliseum, by far the worst home record in the NHL. But yet they are 8-4-1 on the road.
Beers will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh at a game Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
The Islanders had a bit of a morose look on their faces as they left the ice Monday. If you had seen the previous 60 minutes of hockey you would have had a pretty good understanding of why.
New York Islanders owner Charles Wang has been in talks with a Manhattan investment bank regarding the sale of the team, the New York Post has reported.
The Harlem Globetrotters are on their way back to the Tri-State area for a week-long schedule of entertaining hoops.
Johan Hedberg recorded his first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win for the Devils over the Islanders. It was Hedberg’s eighth shutout with New Jersey, breaking a tie with Chris Terreri for the second-most in club history.
Isles’ coach Jack Capuano missed the Isles’ opening game against the Devils on Saturday night.
Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has announced his push for the Coliseum to be rebuilt into a state of the art sports and entertainment complex.
This ongoing series will focus on shining a light in an attempt to autopsy why the NHL not only died in Nassau County, but who helped hammer in the nails of the proverbial coffin.
Even with two healthy feet, Lopez is no more than a statue defending the pick-and-roll. I found his attempts to corral Knicks point guard Raymond Felton last night a useful teaching tool to my 13-year-old son as to what not to do in those situations.
Can anyone really get excited about the Islanders’ move right now? My issue is simple: there is no hockey.
Forgive me if I don’t celebrate with Michael Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz and Charles Wang. Brooklyn is better than Quebec, but it still feels like another punch to the soul for the true fans of a once-proud franchise.
To the fair-weather fan or perhaps the former Islanders players who did not follow the storylines, it seems a travesty that Nassau County has lost its hockey team. To just about everyone else paying attention, going to Brooklyn was a no-brainer.