Travis Hamonic wants out of Brooklyn, for reasons that no one can question because they are of a deeply personal and family-related nature. … Full Article

Isles soak in creature comforts in exhibition opener

It was only fitting that Brooklyn’s captain, John Tavares, christened the Barclays Center ice with a late first-period goal Monday night, sparking the New York Islanders to a 3-2 preseason-opening victory over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers in front of a sparse but enthusiastic crowd at t … Full Article

Isles re-sign Nelson, trade Grabner to Toronto

Brock Nelson, the Islanders’ first-round pick (30th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft, signed a three-year deal to remain with the team Thursday morning as it prepares to officially open training camp on Friday. … Full Article

New-look Islanders moving in on Monday

The New York Islanders will open training camp on Thursday morning at their Islanders Iceworks facility on Long Island, meaning their inaugural season in Brooklyn is officially under way. … Full Article

Islanders unveil new black-and-white Brooklyn third jerseys

The New York Islanders have unveiled their black and white third jersey for the team’s inaugural season in Brooklyn.  On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the team will debut the entire uniform when they take on the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center.  … Full Article

Tavares to lead Brooklyn’s new Ice Age

Former Brooklyn Eagle editor Walt Whitman was writing about the death of Abraham Lincoln in his epic poem, “Oh Captain! My Captain!” back in 1865, not the arrival of our borough’s pro sports savior. … Full Article

Brooklyn proves it’s a big league town

It began humbly enough on the night of June 25, 2001. … Full Article

Al Arbour, who coached Islanders to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

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 Friday. He was 82. … Full Article

LIRR announces enhanced service to Barclays Center for Islanders games

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is introducing enhanced service to make New York Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans on Long Island. … Full Article

Ready or not, here come the Islanders

It doesn’t have the creature comforts of a home arena just yet, but the New York Islanders are getting used to their Downtown digs in advance of what will be an historic first season in our fair borough. … Full Article

Cotto to defend titles at Barclays Center

Miguel Cotto has made a habit of boxing in New York in advance of the Puerto Rican Day Parade. … Full Article


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