New York Islanders Playoff Tickets
Team: New York Islanders
League: National Hockey League
Home Games: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum/Barclays Center
Head Coach: Barry Trotz
Stanley Cup Wins: 4
All-Time Greats: Mike Bossy, Bryan Trottier, Denis Potvin, Billy Smith, Bob Nystrom, Clark Gillies
Rivals: Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, New Jersey Devils
New York Islanders TicketsThe New York Islanders sports franchise was founded in 1972 in Long Island, N.Y. In the '70s and '80s, the Islanders had many successful NHL seasons. The team managed to secure positions in five consecutive Stanley Cup Finals and went on to win four straight Cups in 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1983. Today, the New York Islanders split their home games between Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., and Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Since the 1980s, the New York Islanders have had tough seasons, sometimes finishing in last position. The last recorded team achievement was in the 2015-2016 postseason playoffs, where they won their first series in 22 years. Despite this, the Islanders have been keen to make a comeback. With the current head coach, the Islanders have performed quite well in the last two seasons. They made it to the second round of last year's postseason. Catch the NHL action by buying your New York Islanders tickets at StubHub.
Who is the New York Islanders head coach?The New York Islanders' head coach, Barry Trotz, is a 57-year-old Canadian with an outstanding record of performance and experience in the NHL. Before taking up the position in June 2018, Trotz was the head coach of the Washington Capitals for four seasons, during which he led the team to secure victory for three consecutive seasons and take the second position in one season. Since arriving at the New York Islanders, Trotz has managed to consecutively secure the second position for a team that had earlier been performing below par.
Who are the New York Islanders' biggest rivals in their conference?One of the New York Islanders' major rivals in the Eastern Conference is the Philadelphia Flyers. The two teams have gone head-to-head over 226 times. The Islanders also have prominent opponents in the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins and New Jersey Devils.
What is a New York Islanders' game like?If you have never attended a New York Islanders game, then you probably have missed some electrifying experiences. The heated hockey games begin with traditions, such as watching live bands, cheerleaders and mascots provide entertainment. The enthusiastic fans enliven the experience with cheers that resound during the entire match.
How big are the team's home arenas?Opened in September 2012 at a cost of $1 billion, Barclays Center seats 15,795 for hockey and up to 19,000 for concerts. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum seats 13,900 for hockey and up to 15,000 for concerts. Originally opened in February 1972, it reopened in April 2017 following 20 months of extensive renovations that cost around $165 million.
What are some big games in the New York Islanders' schedule?Between now and the end of the year, the New York Islanders will face many divisional opponents, such as the Columbus Blue Jackets. These divisional matchups have major playoff implications. After all, the top three teams in the Metropolitan Division will automatically make the playoffs. The Islanders' last game of the year is slated for Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. They will be facing divisional foe, the Washington Capitals.
Where can I buy New York Islanders' tickets?When the New York Islanders are playing, you can catch the live action by buying tickets at StubHub, the largest online ticket marketplace.
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