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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Bettman: Brooklyn Would Be Hard For Islanders Fans

Gary Bettman says Brooklyn may not be a viable potential destination for the New York Islanders.

04/21/2012

Charles Wang

Gallof: Rich Owner, Poor Team — Why Islanders Act Like Desperate Paupers

As you continue to watch the playoffs, you might want to take a look at a team that was once in the same boat as the Islanders — the Florida Panthers. It will give you some perspective on why certain things play out the way they do.

WFAN–04/18/2012

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (file / credit: Nassau County Comptroller)

County Comptroller: Economy Is Looking Up In Nassau County

There’s some good economic news for residents of Nassau County. Sales tax revenues have jumped in Nassau County, and county comptroller George Maragos said they are up 5.2 percent compared to last year.

04/13/2012

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Inspectors Investigating Asbestos Claims At Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County has admitted in the past that there is asbestos in the walls of the Nassau Coliseum, but attorney Joseph Dell said this is a major problem and that some of his clients have been diagnosed with cancer.

03/24/2012

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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.

WFAN–03/22/2012

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.

WFAN–03/12/2012

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

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.

WFAN–02/15/2012

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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.

02/13/2012

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.

01/10/2012

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Gallof: The Lay Of The Land In Islanders Country

No corner on the Islanders season has been turned just yet. However, being able to put on the brakes to this year’s losing streak is far different to last year’s spin out into oblivion. That is a clear step forward.

12/14/2011

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Somers’ Monologue: Rangers Rock The Mausoleum

Icelanders fans must have been optimistic at 2-2. And then THIS happened!

WFAN–11/16/2011

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Hartnett: Remodeled Rangers Ready Ahead Of MSG Opener

After a heartbreaking end to last season and lessons already learned on the road, the new-look Rangers are ready for their home opener at the renovated MSG.

WFAN–10/25/2011

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores at 11:47 of the second period against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 15, 2011. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Carver’s Kick Saves: Season Of Hope Off To A Fast Start For Islanders

Maybe my expectations for the Islanders are a little higher than others. The bottom line is that the bar has been raised and if the opening home stand is any indication, it will continue to rise.

10/18/2011

Islanders defenseman Mark Streit

Mark Streit Chosen To Be 13th Captain Of Islanders

Mark Streit is the 13th captain in New York Islanders history, replacing the retired Doug Weight after missing all of last season because of a shoulder injury.

09/21/2011

The Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards is under construction from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Islanders? Nets’ Bruce Ratner Thinks It’s A Possibility

If the Islanders can’t stay in Nassau County, where will they go? Barclays Center developer and Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner hopes they’ll continue to skate right here in New York. Specifically, Brooklyn.

WFAN–09/16/2011

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