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.
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.
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.
Hope is an easy sell these days, simply due to so many fans being uncomfortable in the uncertainty that followed the failed Coliseum referendum.
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.
Icelanders fans must have been optimistic at 2-2. And then THIS happened!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Islanders may or may not be in New York past 2015, but at least the team has some certainty regarding star John Tavares.
Since his foiled attempt at kissing Beyonce’s butt at the expense of Taylor Swift during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West hasn’t really been up to much of his old bad-boy tricks.
Charles Wang said he has two goals for the Islanders: winning the NHL’s Stanley Cup and staying in their hometown.
Ed Mangano said he will seek new ideas and bids from New York Islanders owner Charles Wang and any other private developer.
Yesterday the residents of Nassau County voted down a $400 million referendum that would have covered the cost to erect a new Nassau Coliseum, the home of the New York Islanders…