Tag: Nassau Coliseum
In its final season of hosting this Islanders team before they move to a massive, state-of-the-art home at UBS Arena at Belmont Park this fall, Nassau Coliseum and its impassioned fan base — which will defend the honor of the building nicknamed “The Old Barn” until the very end — are flexing its muscles one last time; and it was on full display this week.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that Islanders home playoff tickets at Nassau Coliseum will go on sale Tuesday.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that arenas can re-open on Feb. 23, providing an avenue for sporting events to start having fans in attendance for the first time in nearly a year.
A new company is taking over the lease of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum after the prior tenant defaulted on payments when months of events were canceled amid the coronavirus shutdown.
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.
After a season that was preceded with despair over the departure of New York Islanders’ longtime Captain John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team once again defied hockey “experts” dismal expectations ahead of the teams anticipated move from Brooklyn to Elmont.
“This is the closest we’ve ever come to make this happen,” says Nassau County Executive Laura Curran.