First reported last night by Bloomberg, Brett Yormark, the CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, is stepping down from his position as the franchise transitions to a new owner, Joe Tsai. Yormark became the head of the Nets and Barclays back in 2005 and was at the forefront of the ...Read More »
Everybody Wants It, But How?
With the deal all but confirmed, the Islanders are coming back to play at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (NVMC). Next year they will be playing 12 games in Uniondale with the option to add more the following seasons. If the building does not prove to meet NHL (or the ...Read More »
Where to Call Home?
There are many questions about where the New York Islanders will play their hockey games long term. As noted this week during an interview on the NHL Network Jon Ledecky remained committed to Brooklyn and Barclays Center but kept the door open for changes down the road. He noted”Even if ...Read More »
Isles Going Back to Coliseum Goal Horn; Yormark Calls out Fans
Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark announced today that the team has heard the fans criticism of the new goal horn, and will be using the original Nassau Coliseum horn instead. Yormark, in an interview with The Michael Kay show on ESPN Radio, said he had been overseas this week and upon ...Read More »
Take the Train in Vain: LIRR Adds Extra Service for Islanders Games at Barclays
If you are making the transition from a 15 minute car drive to a hour long haul on the LIRR to attend Islanders games this season, you probably recall this tweet from Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark last month indicating that changes were coming to LIRR service for games at Barclays ...Read More »
Islanders Fans Are In For Sticker Shock As Single Game Tickets Go On Sale
Remember the days of free bonus tickets, Stubhub processing fees costing more than your actual game tickets, and always being able to afford to go to games? Well, Islanders fans are in for some sticker shock. On Monday, July 6, Islanders season-ticket holders were given the exclusive opportunity to purchase ...Read More »
What Will The Islanders Third Jersey Look Like?
The Black & White third jerseys are coming, but what will they look like? Ever since it was announced that the Islanders would be moving to Brooklyn for the 2015-2016 season, fans begged and pleaded with Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark to not adopt a jersey style similar to that ...Read More »