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Mangano gets permission to build jail cell in the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum so he can wait for NY Islanders return

Mangano gets permission to build jail cell in the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum so he can wait for NY Islanders return     B.D. Gallof   Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive, announced today that he is adding ONE seat to the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum, now known as NYCB LIVE. The seat will be in one of the luxury suites and ... Read More »

REALITY CHECK On Barclays Center And The NY Islanders

  Reality Check will be a series, and next one will be on the NY Islanders season compared to last year. But first, we will tackle Barclays.   A few things have been rumored, alluded to, and quite out-of-whack with reality lately on Barclays Center this season. Whether it has been the over-hyped lower attendance (In Nassau, SMG & the ... Read More »

A Peek Inside Brett Yormark’s Head On Brooklyn And The Islanders

  They do have a hard-core fan base, although they don’t have many fans, those fans that do exist are very hard-core and very vocal. – Brett Yormark to NetsDaily.com The NetsDaily over at SBNation… complete with a giant IHOP ad, had an interesting blurb from Barclay’s Center Brett Yormark who had some interesting observations…. On the Islander transformation… “The ... Read More »

IslesBeats Good Reads: Psychic Edition

NHL: PuckDaddy’s Ryan Lambert on how difficult it is in this modern day NHL to be a 50 goal scorer.  There will be “spotters” in the NHL stands looking for signs of player concussions. Read Mike Halford’s report citing NHL VP Bill Daly’s interview in Le Journal de Montreal for more on this.    ISLES: The boys over at WGBB (Sportstalk ... Read More »

Cantiague Park Deal Could Become A Political Quagmire

Newsday editorial today questions Ed Mangano & Charles Wang’s deal at Cantiague Park. Gist? Could violate New York State rules. Basically, Newsday cites New York State has strict rules on dedicated parkland used for private purposes. Newsday questions that this deal could be violation of those rules. The more each item becomes another complaint and hodge podge political issue, the ... Read More »

Isles New Practice Facility to be in Cantiague Park

Per an Islanders Official Press Release: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and New York Islanders Principal Owner Charles B. Wang today announced a public-private partnership to enhance the Cantiague Park Ice Facility and make it the Islanders official practice location and business offices.   The team has committed to hosting five open team practices per year, as well as ... Read More »

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