A brand new home on Long Island awaits the New York Islanders on Saturday, as they end a grueling 13-game road trip and a decade-long journey for a permanent place to hang their skates.
The New York Islanders can look forward to dropping the puck next season at the UBS Arena, located at Belmont Park in Elmont, as completion of the $1.1 billion venue is on track to open as planned for the Islanders’ 2021-2022 NHL season.
New York Islanders winger Anthony Beauvillier had been on a 10-game goal-scoring drought, but by Wednesday night’s end, his dry spell was replenished — as was the Nassau Coliseum ice that was quickly doused in beer after.
The New York Islanders announced on Monday morning that general admission season tickets have been sold out for their inaugural season at UBS Arena at Belmont Park this fall. In total, over 12,000 season tickets have been sold.
For a second-straight year, the New York Islanders are playing in the Stanley Cup semifinals and for a second-straight year, they’ll be playing the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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.
An Arizona man was sentenced Monday to 17 years in federal prison for scamming Long Island investors and NHL players out of $17 million in elaborate schemes that included Sag Harbor real estate.
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