Nassau Coliseum

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Officials, Sports Luminaries Celebrate Announcement Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Project

Elected officials have joined luminaries from the sports world at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to celebrate the announcement of a $229 million renovation project for the aging arena.

08/16/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Forest City Ratner Selected To Renovate Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano called Forest City Ratner’s proposal the “best opportunity for Nassau County” at a Thursday press conference.

08/15/2013

New York Islanders players Matt Moulson and John Tavares pose for a photo during the 2014 NHL Stadium Series Media Availabilty at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Tavares Won’t Rest Until He Becomes NHL’s Signature Star

The 22-year-old is a well-known “nice guy” off the ice, but he’s probably the last player any goalie wants to see hanging around the crease.

08/09/2013

Tom LoFaso of the Blue and Orange Army (credit: Tom LoFaso)

Friedman: Guardians Of The Coliseum — Meet The Islanders ‘Blue And Orange Army’

If you’ve attended an Islanders game at Nassau Coliseum in the last five years, you’ve heard them before — even if you haven’t heard of them.

07/19/2013

Griffin Reinhart  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Prospects Drill, Then Dazzle At The Coliseum

Garth Snow began his extensive rebuild of the New York Islanders back in 2008 and, finally, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel — and it’s not an oncoming train.

07/12/2013

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

What’s The Future Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum?

Jay-Z, the Yankees and developer Bruce Ratner all joined forces to come up with one of those plans. Ratner joined us on The Couch alongside Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees to talk about their idea for overhauling the event venue.

05/22/2013

Colin McDonald #13 and Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders Have Fate In Their Own Hands As Series Resumes In Pittsburgh

The New York Islanders have put the fear of God in the Pittsburgh Penguins. They can change that fear into a full-fledged panic if they can beat the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night and take a 3-2 lead in the series.

05/09/2013

John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 10:11 of the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

John Tavares: Coliseum Crowd Gave Islanders ‘Big Lift’ In Game 4

Die-hard fans have been screaming all along about New York’s turnaround. It just took the rest of us a little time to catch up.

05/08/2013

Beau Bennett and Jarome Iginla of the Pittsburgh Penguins watch a shot by Douglas Murray enter the net at 17:10 of the second period against Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Refuse To Give In To Doom And Gloom After Deflating Loss At Coliseum

The Islanders’ rallying cry is “Believe.” Even the most ardent of supporters might find that optimism difficult following Sunday’s home loss to the Penguins.

05/06/2013

John Tavares

Islanders Return To Nassau Coliseum For Long-Awaited Home Playoff Game

The Isles will have the chance prove Game 2’s win wasn’t a fluke in front of a suddenly-energized Nassau Coliseum on Sunday.

05/04/2013

Rangers captain Ryan Callahan, left, and Islanders captain Mark Streit (Photo: Getty Images)

Capellini: What’s Left Of Nassau Coliseum Roof To Blow Off Saturday Night

If it’s a playoff atmosphere you want, rest assured, you’re going to get it and then some at the old barn off the Hempstead Turnpike soon enough.

04/13/2013

Rick Nash of the Rangers and John Tavares of the Islanders. (Photos by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: ‘Battle Of New York’ Between Rangers And Islanders Will Be Epic

Saturday’s clash may be the most important regular-season meeting between the Rangers and Islanders in 10 years. And a defeat for either team could come with pitfalls.

04/12/2013

A view of the matrix board announcement of the New York Islanders' move to Brooklyn at Barclays Center on October 24, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brooklyn-Bound Islanders To Play Preseason Game At Barclays Center

Brooklyn will get a look at its future NHL franchise in September, when the Islanders play the Devils in a preseason tilt at Barclays Center.

04/09/2013

Nassau Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Nassau Coliseum Workers To File Lawsuits Over Asbestos Exposure

More than 100 workers are alleging that long-term exposure to asbestos at Nassau Coliseum has made them seriously ill.

03/25/2013

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