Schwartz: Legend Of 'Kinger' Is Taking On A Life Of Its OwnIn a matter of days, Chris King has gone from being the Islanders radio play-by-play voice that not many people outside of the New York area had ever heard of to being an instant star and a household name around the NHL.
Schwartz: Isle See You In Round 2 ... FinallyAfter 23 years of futility, which included more seasons of not even making the playoffs, let alone advancing out of the first round, the Islanders finally found a way to advance.
Schwartz: 4 Questions For Islanders Heading Into Pivotal Game 5I’d like to personally thank the NHL for scheduling the start of Friday's Game 5 of the Islanders/Panthers series at 8 p.m. The league really did my family and I a solid because an earlier start might have created a bit of a situation.
Schwartz: Son Of Former NBA Star Tripucka Joins New York LizardsIt shouldn’t be a surprise that Jake Tripucka became a professional athlete. After all, his father played 10 seasons in the NBA and his grandfather played quarterback in the NFL, AFL, and CFL.
Schwartz: Come Sunday, Barclays Center Has Some Big Shoes To FillWhen it came to playoff hockey, the Islanders and Nassau Coliseum were synonymous for intensity. We're going to see if Barclays Center can hold up its end of the deal starting on Sunday.
Schwartz: Remembering Islanders' Incredible Postseason Run In 1993To this day, that group holds a noteworthy place in franchise history because they were the last Islanders team to win a playoff series.
Schwartz: Event Featuring Islanders Alumni, Junior Islanders To Benefit 11-Year-Old Long Island Girl Battling LeukemiaAs it turns out, Olivia was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukemia called AML, or acute myelogenous leukemia.
Schwartz: Islanders Did The Right Thing Thursday By Playing To WinHaving already locked up a playoff spot and with a better matchup possible if they stood still, the Islanders could have taken Thursday off. They didn't, and that's a good thing.
Schwartz: Catching Up With Yankees Favorites Mickey Rivers, Roy WhiteFormer Yankees outfielders Roy White and Mickey Rivers are no strangers to the autograph circuit and they made a stop on Long Island this past Saturday.
Schwartz: MLB, New Era Encouraging Fans To Wear Their Caps On Opening DayBut given how special Opening Day has always been, Major League Baseball and New Era Cap have teamed up for a new promotion called #CapsOn.
Schwartz: Helping A Cause That Hits Close To Home, Red Bulls Set To Host Autism Awareness NightA portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a possible cure for autism.
Schwartz: Media Get Glimpse Of Nassau Coliseum Renovations, New Features At Citi FieldWednesday was quite a day for a couple of New York sports venues. One originally opened in 1972 and is undergoing a massive transformation. The other opened for business in 2009 but will have some new features this year.