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Dunnigan: Are we seeing the Return of “Fort Neverlose”?

The Islanders continued to roll at home on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins. Their victory completed a four-game homestand that began a stretch of nine of the team’s next ten games at Nassau Coliseum. Due to COVID-19, home has not been where the fans are, but it has been ...

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Islanders could be Rocking The Barn again soon with NYS re-opening arenas

After what seemed like an eternity, the time has finally come for the Islanders to rock the barn again for the very last time. Well, sort of. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, any large stadium or arena is now permitted to open starting February 23. However, arenas and stadiums with ...

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Taub: Five Underrated Times in Isles History That Made the Coliseum Shake

Everybody loves Nassau Coliseum. Everybody loves the big moments that made the Old Barn on Hempstead Turnpike the historic place it is. And there’s been a number of them that still resonate with generations of New York Islanders fans. We all know the ones that specifically come to mind. (John) ...

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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 ...

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WATCH: We Always Find A Way Back Home

What happens when you mix a hockey-less August night with singer/songwriter Andy Grammer and a nostalgic Islanders video montage? Gold Jerry, Gold. “We won’t forget where we came from, the city won’t change us, we beat to the same drum” I never heard this song before watching this, but it ...

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Movin’ Out: Billy Joel, Islanders Fans Close Out The Coliseum

Billy Joel shut the doors on the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Tuesday Night with his 32nd and final show at the arena,  a personal and powerful three plus hour performance that rocked the Old Barn one final time. The concert, his first at the Coliseum since 1998, opened with Movin’ ...

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Home of the Islanders Sign Removed From Nassau Coliseum

The ice was removed, the banners taken down and packed away, but until yesterday, the Nassau Coliseum was still “Home of the New York Islanders” at least from the outside. This hurts a tad more than when “Home of the New York Dragons” was taken down several years back. Even ...

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