New York Islanders

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Holy Crap, the Islanders Are Moving to Brooklyn! (liveblog)

    As the Twitterverse is already aware, the New York Islanders are holding a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center at 1 pm, with the word being that they're set to announce a move to the land of Marty Markowitz once their Nassau Coliseum lease expires in 2015. There are all sorts of questions ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    The Islanders Are Coming! The Islanders Are Coming!

    ​Things have been mostly quiet on the New York Islanders arena front since their public vote for a new home in the 516 crashed and burned spectacularly last summer. That all changed yesterday afternoon, however, with the announcement that the team has scheduled an exhibition game against the D ... More >>

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    September 3, 2011

    Long Island: Where You Can Get Tattooed at a Hockey Game

    "I'll take one of these, and throw in a yin yang while you're at it."​Sick of waiting until after the Islanders-Predators game to get that tattoo of Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes pissing on a Rangers logo? Now you don't have to wait! CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Long Island tattoo chain Tattoo ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Are the Islanders Moving to Brooklyn Now or What?

    ​So Nassau County held its vote on the $400 million New York Islanders arena plan yesterday, and for team owner Charles Wang things went about as well as ... it's tempting to say "as well as a typical Islanders game," but that'd be cruel. In any case, the final vote was 57-43% against funding ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Perky 'Islanders' Have Own Sport, Arena Controversy

    An Islanders arena campaign ad tries to warn of the consequences of a "no" vote, by using actual footage of the team's defense dissolving.​Today's Daily News features an editorial on next Monday's New York Islanders arena vote, which is notable for a couple of reasons: One, it's a rare acknowl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Live: Mötley Crüe And Poison Bring The Thrills To Nassau Coliseum

    ​ Mötley Crüe w/Poison, New York Dolls Nassau Coliseum Wednesday, July 20 Better than: Attending an 18-year high school reunion with a cash bar, albeit one mitigated by the DJ having a music library nearly identical to yours back in the day. An extremely partial list of pop-cultural event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, And Nicki Minaj Are Invading Long Island In March

    ​If ever you wanted an excuse to truck out to Long Island's Nassau Coliseum, home to perennial NHL doormats the New York Islanders, this'd be it: Lil Wayne's I Am Music II tour, costarring Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Mixmaster Mike, and indomitable rapper accessory Travis Barker, is coming to town ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 24, 2010


    The Rangers take on the Islanders

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    July 16, 2010

    Pamela Anderson's PETA Ad Banned in Canada; The New York Islanders Launch an Official Team Cupcake

    ​A new study reveals that people who work in food service and farming may have an elevated risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. [Reuters] Pamela Anderson's new campaign for PETA has been banned in Montreal for being sexist. The ad has the actress in a bikini with her body parts label ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    If Islanders Flee, Where Will They Go?

    ​The hockey season is underway, which is bad news for Islanders fans in two ways. First off, they have to watch the Islanders for another year. Second, Saturday's season opener marked owner Charles Wang's self-proclaimed deadline for final approval of his gazillion-dollar Lighthouse developmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Times Cannot Say "Sucks" Even in Sports Section

    Leave it to the New York Times to print a whole story about "Potvin Sucks!", the traditional Madison Square Garden chant, without printing the actual words of that time-honored NHL taunt. It seems to be yet another of those amusing cases where the Times' standards department gets in the way of repor ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008


    The Rangers eye their suburban neighbors

  • News

    December 19, 2006

    Ice Guys Finish First

    Wait, the New York Rangers are actually winning

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    March 15, 2005

    Market-Rate Giveaway

    Produce merchants get the boot for a City Hall favorite and yet another Olympic stadium

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    April 6, 2004

    Terminal Solution

    Doctoroff's Developer Pal Lands a Deal in The Bronx

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    April 29, 2003

    Return of the Cold War

    This Season's Best Hockey Fights

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    November 26, 2002
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    May 21, 2002

    The Bad Ol' Daze

    This Hockey Season's Top Playoff Pugilists

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    March 5, 2002
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    November 6, 2001
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    June 5, 2001
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    May 22, 2001

    The People’s Trophy

    The Populist Tradition of the Stanley Cup

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    March 6, 2001


    How Is It That Mike Milbury Hasn’t Been Voted Off the Island Yet?

  • News

    October 26, 1999

    On Thin Ice

    The NHL's Future Just Might Fall Through

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    April 20, 1999

    Dream Teams

    Women's squads from around the city

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    February 16, 1999
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    January 5, 1999

    Winners Take All

    The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll

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    December 8, 1998

    The Death of Hockey

    The changes in the game that are turning it to slush

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    October 13, 1998

    Quiz Show

    Fans drop beer and pick up pencils to find out who's best