UNIONDALE, N.Y.— Al Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL's second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced  … Full Article

Islanders break in downtown digs

During a weekend that featured a bittersweet farewell to two of our city's greatest champions -- Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte -- in the Bronx, Brooklynites came Downtown en masse and in full throat Saturday night to welcome the arrival of our borough's sporting future. … Full Article

Hockey Night in Brooklyn!

Kyle Okposo is relishing the opportunity to get better acquainted with his future NHL "home", and its fans, on Saturday night. … Full Article

Islanders caught in the middle

The soon-to-be Brooklyn Islanders arrived Downtown at approximately 9:35 a.m. Atlantic Avenue Time on Thursday morning for their first-ever practice at "The House That Bruce Built" along Flatbush Avenue. … Full Article

Tavares leads Isles into Brooklyn

The soon-to-be Brooklyn Islanders will be at the Barclays Center on Thursday for a training camp workout at the state-of-the-art arena, which will play host to our borough's first NHL game on Sept. 21, when the Isles host the New Jersey Devils for an exhibition contest. … Full Article

Brett's in Business with Isles

Take that little brother! Brett Yormark, the older twin brother -- by a few fleeting seconds -- of Florida Panthers President Michael Yormark, now has an NHL team of his own to run. … Full Article

Streit's 2 goals lift Isles into 2-2 series tie

Leads aren't safe in the wild first-round playoff matchup between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh. Suddenly, neither are the top-seeded Penguins. … Full Article

Twice as nice: Islanders ink 25-year deal to join Nets at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in 2015

It began six or seven years ago when then-New Jersey Nets owner Bruce Ratner and New York Islanders owner Charles Wang played a little game of "Wouldn't it be nice?" during their periodic friendly lunches. … Full Article

Brooklyn Islanders? NHL Franchise to Skate at Barclays Before Nets Hit Hardwood

By John Torenli Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark assured everyone several months ago that the still-under-construction Downtown arena would be fully capable of housing an NHL team in addition to the soon-to-be-Brooklyn Nets of the NBA when it opens later this year. … Full Article


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