Nassau Coliseum

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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Capellini: Lame Duck Status At Home Totally Messing With Islanders’ Mojo

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.

03/23/2013

Nassau Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Katie Beers Teams With Islanders On Fundraiser For Missing And Exploited Children

Beers will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh at a game Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

03/04/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Momentum All But Gone Following Horrendous Loss To Flyers

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.

02/18/2013

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Wang In Talks To Sell The Islanders

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.

02/16/2013

Buckets Blakes and Curly Neal (L-R) of the Harlem Globetrotters (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Globetrotters To Perform For Hometown Fans

The Harlem Globetrotters are on their way back to the Tri-State area for a week-long schedule of entertaining hoops.

02/10/2013

Johan Hedberg (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That Was

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.

02/04/2013

Jack Capuano

Islanders’ Head Coach Capuano Misses Season Opener

Isles’ coach Jack Capuano missed the Isles’ opening game against the Devils on Saturday night.

01/20/2013

Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils’ Kovalchuk Cutting KHL Stay Short; Damage Already Done

Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.

01/11/2013

Nassau Coliseum

New Nassau Coliseum Plans In The Works With Barclays Center Developer Ratner

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.

11/20/2012

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Gallof: Astonishing Political Bickering Ultimately Led To Islanders Leaving Nassau

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.

11/12/2012

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Deron Williams #8 and Brook Lopez #11. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Lopez Exits Preseason Healthy, But Remains Deficient On Defense

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.

10/25/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), Penguins fan misses hockey  (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders To Call Brooklyn Home, But What’s Really The Point?

Can anyone really get excited about the Islanders’ move right now? My issue is simple: there is no hockey.

10/25/2012

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Lichtenstein: Forgive Me For Not Celebrating Islanders’ Move Out Of Nassau

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.

10/25/2012

Islanders to Brooklyn

Gallof: Nassau County’s Perpetual Dysfunction Drove The Islanders Away

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.

10/25/2012

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