The Coliseum will open its doors to 1,000 frontline healthcare workers —all of whom will be guests of the Islanders — to take in Thursday’s matchup.
The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday afternoon that their home arena, the Nassau Coliseum, will reopen to season-ticket holders starting on March 18 against the Philadelphia Flyers, as permitted by state regulations.
Northwell Health — New York’s largest healthcare provider and private employer — announced a 10-year funding sponsorship deal with the New York Islanders and their new home, UBS Arena, which will open for the 2021-22 NHL season.
Union Bank of Switzerland, better known as UBS, has secured a 20-year arena naming partnership with the New York Islanders for the NHL club’s new arena at Belmont Park set to open for the 2021-22 season.
New York Arena Partners announced on Wednesday that Tom Pistore has been named President of Commercial Operations while Hank Abate is the President of Arena Operations for the new event center at Belmont Park, which will most notably house the NHL’s New York Islanders.
NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which is temporarily acting as the home of the NHL’s New York Islanders while their new venue at Belmont Park is being completed, is closing its doors, according to a report by Patrick Clark of Bloomberg.com.
Aside from the storied Metropolitan Division rivalry returning to Long Island, Thursday will also be dedicated to raising funds for Smile Train, a nonprofit founded by the team's late former owner Charles Wang.