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Burke: Flames have second-worst arena in the NHL

Scotiabank Saddledome

Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke was pretty blunt when asked about the Scotiabank Saddledome: it’s clearly the second-worst arena in the NHL, just behind the Nassau County Coliseum. Read More »

Barclays Center green roof on tap

Barclays Center green roof

Forest City Ratner Cos. is planning a Barclays Center green roof featuring small plants growing on a 130,000-square-foot soil-like cover. Read More »

Opening of Barclays Center begs question: Can NYC support five arenas?

Barclays Center

The opening of Barclays Center in Brooklyn raises some interesting issues for arena professionals, but the most important has to be whether the greater New York City market can support five arenas. The answer so far: a qualified yes. Read More »

Nassau Coliseum future to be studied

Nassau Coliseum

Despite the impending loss of the New York Islanders (NHL), Nassau Coliseum could live on as a scaled-down, more modest facility. Read More »

New York Islanders announce Barclays Center move in 2015

New York Islanders

If the NHL is back in 2015, the New York Islanders will be playing out of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for the 2015-2016 season. Read More »

Barclays Center: We’d love to feature local vendors

As officials prep for the opening of Barclays Center next season, they’re looking for some Brooklyn vendors to add a little local atmosphere. From the New York Daily News: “We are committed to bringing the best of Brooklyn to Barclays Center and to draw on the borough’s dynamic food scene,” said developer Bruce Ratner. “Our goal is cast a wide ... Read More »

New for 2012-2013: The Brooklyn Nets

Musical superstar Jay-Z confirmed this morning what most of already knew: the NBA’s New Jersey Nets will go by the moniker of the Brooklyn Nets upon the move to Barclays Center in 2012; he’ll also perform a series of concerts to open the facility. Jay-Z, a minority investor in the Nets who grew up in the area, made the announcement ... Read More »

Ratner: We’d love to have the Isles in Brooklyn

Despite many concerns about the ability of Barclays Center to financially support NHL hockey, developer Bruce Ratner would love to see the New York Islanders move to Brooklyn after their Nassau Coliseum lease expires. The issue is one of capacity: the new home of the NBA’s soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets can only hold 14,500 — at the most — for hockey. ... Read More »

Suffolk County eying new Isles arena

The New York Islanders (NHL) may end up staying on Long Island after all if Suffolk County, a neighbor to Nassau County, can put together a deal for a new arena. According to AP, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy approached Islanders owner Charles Wang about what the county could do to land the team. No other specifics were released, and ... Read More »

Debate continues over new Nets arena

{jathumbnail off} The new Brooklyn arena for the relocating New Jersey Nets (NBA) continues to generate controversy; community activists opposing Atlantic Yards won a court decision but failed to persuade a judge to stop construction on Barclays Center. On Wednesday, state Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman held that Empire State Development Corporation used bad numbers to determine the environmental impact ... Read More »

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