Background In 2000, the New York Islanders and Bridgeport Sound Tigers were not a pairing. But Roy Boe, along with a group of investors and the city of Bridgeport, set up a plan to build an 8,500 seat arena located next to the city's already three-year old ballpark. Part of that plan was to attract … Continue reading Is Hockey In Bridgeport Dying For The Sound Tigers?
The New York Islanders have had six majority owners groups buy the team throughout their 47 season history. Some of the owners will go down as Islander heroes while others, we may want to forget. With the Islanders getting their own arena in 2021 thanks to the majority owners, it would be a good time … Continue reading Ranking All Six Majority Owners Of The New York Islanders
Home. A truly special thing, home is somewhere that one feels comfortable and at peace. But for the New York Islanders, that has been a complicated concept. When William Shea was tasked with bringing a franchise to Long Island, he founded the team that is known and loved across the area today. The supposed lifelong … Continue reading A Chronicle of Three Arenas: Why the Islanders Should Re-Analyze Their Arena Situation