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Nassau Coliseum Yielding High Average Ticket Prices For Final Run

Although it’s disappointing that the Nassau Coliseum will not be the home of the New York Islanders at the conclusion of this season, there’s still time to create magical moments at the “Old Barn”. Sunday afternoon was one of them, as the captain, John Tavares, won the faceoff and scored 15 seconds into the overtime period to take a 2-1 series lead against the Washington...
Via Islanders Insight
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fans stole seats from the Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders are playing their final games inside the Nassau Coliseum prior to their move to Brooklyn for the 2015-16 season. Fans are eager to grab a piece of history before the doors close on the Isles’ time in the Coliseum, but they may be a bit too eager if Game 3 was any indication. Good seats available! Fans took seats from Nassau Coliseum last game, sometimes using tools...
Via Bloguin Best
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fans stole seats from the Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders are playing their final games inside the Nassau Coliseum prior to their move to Brooklyn for the 2015-16 season. Fans are eager to grab a piece of history before the doors close on the Isles’ time in the Coliseum, but they may be a bit too eager if Game 3 was any indication. Good seats available! Fans took seats from Nassau Coliseum last game, sometimes using tools...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders stay resilient, bounce back from blown lead

The ice has tilted back in favor of the New York Islanders after an exciting early overtime goal scored by the captain John Tavares. After dominating the first two periods thanks in part to the raucous crowd at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders squandered their good play by letting up a Capitals goal midway through the […] The post Islanders stay resilient, bounce back from blown...
Via Along the Boards
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders captain John Tavares wastes no time in OT as he chips a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead

Islanders captain John Tavares wasted no time in overtime as he chipped a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead yesterday.Bam!Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fans already stealing Nassau Coliseum seats

After 33 seasons at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the New York Islanders will be moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Coliseum is considered to be among the worst and least hospitable venues in all of professional sports, making their jump 30 miles west way past due. However, their run on Long Island isn’t Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4/20/15

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spoke, and New York Islanders fans heard and responded in a 2-1 overtime win at the Nassau Coliseum. He probably won’t say it right now, but Islanders fans were loud in yesterday afternoon’s victory, rocking the barn from start to finish. To his credit, it was Ovechkin who did everything he could do quiet the electric crowd, providing the screen...
Via Islanders Insight
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, fans count down final days on Long Island

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- For loyal fans of the New York Islanders, this year's playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island's only major professional sports franchise before it moves to Brooklyn next season. And it will also mark the end of the line for the current Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NY Islanders, fans count down final days on Long Island (The Associated Press)

For loyal fans of the New York Islanders, this year's playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island's only major professional sports franchise before it moves t...
Via Philly Sports Live
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

NY Islanders, fans count down final days on Long Island

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) New York Islanders fans are hoping they have a few more games to enjoy before their team packs up and moves to Brooklyn. The team is moving because owner Charles Wang was stymied in several attempts to renovate the aging Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which opened in 1972. Plans have since been submitted for a renovated coliseum, but Wang has already signed...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders take a 2-1 series lead

It took free hockey to decide the third game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, not much time was needed as Islanders captain John Tavares fought through the Capitals defense and put the puck behind goalie Braden Holtby. The goal happened 15 seconds into overtime sending the home crowd into an uproar as...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Capitals Game Three: Contributors And Coasters

There are many who contributed to the 2-1 scoreline that today’s game three matchup between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals produced. The Islanders won the game in overtime on a John Tavares winner just 15 seconds into the sudden death session, giving New York  a 2-1 games lead in the best of seven series that is slated to resume on Tuesday evening. Unfortunately...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ Cal Clutterbuck Tells Alexander Ovechkin To ‘Suck It’ After Game 3

It appears that New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck is not a fan of Alexander Ovechkin. After John Tavares potted the OT winner 15 seconds into the extra period, Clutterbuck had a few choice words for Ovechkin. Based on some lip reading it looks like he said, “f*ckin suck it Ovi, f*ckin loser.” ********* suck […] The post Islanders’ Cal Clutterbuck Tells Alexander...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Resilient Islanders Down Capitals In Overtime

Tonight’s Recap The New York Islanders, after spending the duration of the third period on their backsides in game three of the opening round of the NHL playoffs, rose up and finished off the Washington Capitals 15 seconds into overtime on a John Tavares tally to take a 2-1 lead in the series. After playing a near carbon copy of  game one in Washington, sprinkled with a ton more...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Tavares Scores GW Goal in 15 Seconds of OT to Edge Capitals

Heartbreak is one word to sum up the mood for the Washington Capitals after losing Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first round to the New York Islanders in 15 seconds. John Tavares won the opening faceoff in overtime. Johnny Boychuk was able to get a great shot off, but Capitals goalie Braden Holtby made a great save. It appeared Holtby was going to hold the puck for the whistle...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares scores in OT to give Islanders series lead vs. Capitals

  Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who took a 2-1 series lead. The game was decided quickly in the extra period, and after the Islanders allowed the Capitals to tie the game on Nicklas Backstrom...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tavares scores early in OT in Isles' 2-1 win over Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who took a 2-1 series lead. The game was decided quickly in the extra period, and after the Islanders allowed the Capitals to tie the game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders v. Capitals Pre-Game Report: Game Three

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 3: Pregame Report When: Sunday, April 19th, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 12:00 p.m. ESTTV: NBC Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders look to regain an advantage in its first round series with the Washington Capitals today at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. With the...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Open Plea To Islanders Fans To Rock The Barn

Tomorrow afternoon (noon to be exact), the New York Islanders will host game three of the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs against the Washington Capitals. With each team alternating playing their best games in the first two of this series, it heads to Hempstead Turnpike with everything deadlocked at a win each. It now becomes a best of five with the Islanders holding...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ third period breakdowns still a weak point

The New York Islanders suffered a disappointing loss to the Washington Capitals Friday night in their second game of the 2014-15 postseason. Goals from Cal Clutterbuck, Ryan Strome, and Kyle Okpsoso weren’t enough to secure a win for the Isles at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Despite being the first team on the scoreboard […] The post Islanders’ third period breakdowns...
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals G Holtby says he's ready to return for Game 3 vs. Isles

  Capitals starting goalie Braden Holtby says he's over his illness and ready to return for Game 3 of Washington's first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. Coach Barry Trotz isn't making a commitment to who he'll start Sunday. But he says Holtby looked fine during a brief practice on Long Island on Saturday, a day after the Capitals rallied to a 4-3 win to tie...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals goalie Holtby says he's ready to return for Game 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Capitals starting goalie Braden Holtby says he's over his illness and ready to return for Game 3 of Washington's first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. Coach Barry Trotz isn't making a commitment to who he'll start Sunday. But he says Holtby looked fine during a brief practice on Long Island on Saturday, a day after the Capitals rallied to...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes on the Horizon For The Islanders In Game 3

Friday night’s game is just that, Friday night’s game. The Islanders must learn from it and move on. It was about more than broken sticks. It was about puck management, clearing the zone, and taking advantage of an inexperienced goalie. The Islanders did not do much of any of those. Coach Jack Capuano, who is usually not that demonstrative behind the bench, nearly blew a gasket...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Play Incomplete Game, Fall To Caps 4-3

Tonight’s Recap Frustrating. Aggravating. Typical. Call it whatever you want, but no matter what you call it, the truth is that this one was one that got away from the Isles. Things became interesting before the game even started, with news that Braden Holtby was ill and Philipp Grubauer was called up to take his place. The Capitals skipped over backup Justin Peters and went with...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Series Lead, Islanders Have Issues To Fix In Game 2

The Islanders stepped it up Wednesday night in Game 1. They came to play and did not take their foot of the gas. They did not let up when they had the lead, as they have so many times before. They took the play to Washington and made the Capitals make mistakes. However, the Islanders know they have to not only come out with the same intensity, but they need to fix the errors that...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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