Why is Nassau Coliseum closing?
In 2017, the venue became the new home of the Brooklyn Nets’ NBA G League team, the Long Island Nets. In June 2020, Nassau Coliseum was closed indefinitely as its owners sought new investors, putting the Islanders’ plans to return to the arena full-time for the 2020–21 season in doubt.
What happened to Nassau Coliseum?
Nassau Coliseum would become music venue under new partnership. The owners of the Islanders are partnering with Oak View Group on its proposal to downsize the Nassau Coliseum into a music theater once the Islanders move to UBS Arena at Belmont Park next year, Oak View Group Chief Executive Officer Tim Leiweke sai e.
Will the Nassau Coliseum reopen?
Nassau Coliseum will reopen its doors on March 11. The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday afternoon that their home arena, the Nassau Coliseum, will reopen to season-ticket holders starting on March 18 against the Philadelphia Flyers, as permitted by state regulations.
Will Islanders play at Nassau Coliseum?
This agreement to use the Nassau Coliseum as the Islanders home base for 20-21 will stand even if fans aren’t allowed to attend games. We still have no idea what the 20-21 season will look like. But, on a more positive note, Islanders fans won’t have to worry about where their team will play for 20-21.
Is the Nassau Coliseum for sale?
Nassau Coliseum in Long Island is closing indefinitely as billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov looks to unload the more than 13,000-seat arena.
Is Nassau Coliseum closed for good?
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum will be shutting down, as Onexim Sports and Entertainment — the company run by former Nets majority owner and billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov — is looking for new investors to absorb remaining debt on the arena, per Bloomberg.
Where did the Islanders play before Barclays?
The New York Islanders’ bye-bye to Brooklyn may have been a bit premature. The NHL franchise, which has played all or at least half of its home games at Downtown’s Barclays Center since 2015, was expected to move back into its original arena, the renovated Nassau Coliseum, on a full-time basis for the 2020-21 campaign.
Where do the Islanders play now?
UBS Arena at Belmont Park is set to become the Islanders ‘ new permanent home beginning in the 2021 -22 NHL season. The move will come after several seasons of the Isles not having one true home arena.