Saturday, February 20, 2016

Islanders, Queens Bound?

T
hough I am a Rangers fan, I even think a move to Queens would have been better and still would be "THE" move for the Islanders. With all the building that will be going on over by 126th street in the next few years, I can't see why the city wouldn't explore somewhere to put a new arena/convention center. Just a thought to throw out there. Man, did the Isles and the Barclays center mess up.
The Islanders’ relationship with Barclays Center has been on such thin ice during the club’s first season in Brooklyn that both sides are secretly exploring ways to cut ties or modify the existing terms of their lease, The Post has learned. The Islanders were losing roughly $20 million annually playing at the antiquated Nassau Coliseum — their home for 43 years — when owner Charles Wang in 2012 cut a 25-year lease deal with Barclays Center to have the team move there beginning this season. The lease includes a little-known out clause that kicks in after the fourth season that both sides could take advantage of, sources said.
Read more at the NYPOST

2 comments:

Robert Wall said...

Do a little more background on this and you realize the post article is a joke.Lighthousehockey.com has a good analysis on this

Robert Wall said...

Do a little more background on this and you realize the post article is a joke.Lighthousehockey.com has a good analysis on this