Postseason play is the proper way to close the curtain on an arena rich with history and tradition, and the Islanders will see big price premiums on the secondary ticket market through their final home games this year.
My memories of a young, hard-hitting fan favorite, my "Spinner" Spencer, along with my fond memories of the Long Island's very own Islanders and Nets and the dump called the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, will live on forever.
With an adherent to old-school hockey's philosophy of shedding the mitts and playing to the final buzzer, this NHL enforcer piled up 1,424 penalty minutes in 890 career regular season games. A handful stand out in the annals of hockey tussles.
Athletes are acutely aware of the power that food has over the human body. When they're not training or competing, many of them are doing their part to make sure that no one is limited by hunger, malnutrition, or obesity-related health problems.
The Giants beat the Tigers 8-3 in game 1 of the World Series last night. Pablo Sandoval joined Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson and Albert Pujols as the only players to hit three homers in a World Series game. Game 2 is tonight in San Francisco.
It wasn't close. Voters shouted a loud no. They don't want to fund an arena for a hockey team. Taxpayers are saying the owner should build it privately. AIt doesn't sound like the Islanders are long for New York.