Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?

As Islanders fans, we know what it feels like to have our home ripped away. Nassau Coliseum, the birthplace of this franchise and a hockey holyland, was abandoned by the Islanders in favor of Barclays Center in 2015. Although they eventually returned to Nassau, those three seasons in Brooklyn were a dark time for a …

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Has Barclays Center Been Holding the Islanders Back?

There is absolutely no question fans prefer Nassau Coliseum over Barclays Center. On top of the fact that the Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn and is not easily accessible for the heart of the Islanders fan base in the suburbs on Long Island, the Barclays Center is not meant for hockey. It is meant for …

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Potential First Round Draft Choices For The New York Islanders

The New York Islanders successful 2018-19 season began early, as the Islanders had one of the best drafts. Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello's first draft with the organization was a massive success, witnessing the additions of Oliver Wahlstrom, Noah Dobson, Bode Wilde and Ruslan Iskhakov. Another productive draft would push the Islanders already very talented prospect …

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Islanders Must Learn From Past Mistakes

With the Islanders officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the collective feeling by fans is one of disappointment, but at the same time they cannot help but be proud of what their team accomplished this season. It’s no secret that the Islanders defied the odds. The prediction of the Islanders being the laughing stock …

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Back to the Arena Debate: The Islanders Need Belmont Park

After splitting the regular season and the postseason at Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum, one fact is evident for the Islanders. They need their own arena. Brett Yorkmak, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum was once quoted by stating that the Islanders are a "rent-a-team" and that they "never embraced …

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Islanders Decision to Stay Quiet at the Trade Deadline Put in Perspective

When the New York Islanders decided to stay quiet at the trade deadline and not make any moves, a lot of people were quick to criticize. An alarming concern for most fans was that the Islanders did not have a “goal-scorer” and many believed the team did not have the offensive capability to continue their …

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A Thank You Letter To The New York Islanders Players, Staff and Fans

To Whom It May Concern: This magical season we witnessed may be over, but the memories made from this season will last a lifetime. Not many people believed in the New York Islanders coming into the 2018-19 season, due to the recent departure of former captain John Tavares. But the players who donned the Islanders …

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Down But Not Out: Islanders Look to Rally from 3-0 Series Hole

With a defeat Tuesday night, the Carolina Hurricanes have pushed the New York Islanders to the brink of elimination, taking a three games to none series lead.  While the rest of the NHL watches on, it is clear that no one believes in the Islanders and it is widely believed that Friday will be the …

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