After months and months of speculation, NHL Seattle has made it official: The Seattle Kraken will take the ice at Climate Pledge Arena in 2021.
The future home of the Islanders, on grounds of the Belmont Park racetrack, will be called UBS Arena at Belmont Park.
The league said it had administered over 2,600 tests to more than 800 players form July 13 to 17.
Teams in every major sports league have rebranded themselves with new names for various reasons over the decades. Here’s a look at some of the most recent:
The NHL and its Players’ Association reached a return to play agreement that would start formal training camps in one week, the league announced Monday.
The NHL season had previously been suspended in March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The 43 Oak Foundation in New York is a hockey program serving underprivileged and diverse youth who love the sport.
Gov. Phil Murphy said on Tuesday that as long as the NFL’s Giants and Jets and the NHL’s Devils follow health and medical protocols, they could open training camps or even hold competition.
The league released a memo Monday saying it is targeting early next month as the start date for Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol.
The NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball would need thousands of virus tests every week if those leagues can resume playing games. That remains the biggest challenge to address before most sports can resume, especially in a time where getting tested has been problematic and frustrating for many Americans.
President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the county could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy back on track.
James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers, and Kings are joining forces to help set up a fund to provide financial support to all hourly employees impacted by the suspension of events at Staples Center.
The NHL will join the NBA in canceling its season amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Many pro athletes need to plan for life after sports. An internship program helps them do that.
The New York Islanders will make their Long Island return a full year early, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced ahead of Saturday’s game against the Boston Bruins.
A night after Ayres stepped in as an emergency goalie in Carolina's 6-3 victory at Toronto, the Hurricanes said they are bringing the Zamboni driver to Raleigh for their game Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars.
For decades, young girls on Long Island who loved the game of hockey couldn't find their own team. So Alexis Moed took her experience as a Division I hockey player at Boston College to turn girls hockey clinics into more. She founded the New York Islanders Girls Elite Hockey Program.
New York Islanders fans have been waiting for this announcement: Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the Islanders will split their home games for at least the next three seasons between the Nassau Coliseum and Barclays Center while a new state-of-the-art arena is constructed at Belmont Park.
The New York Islanders are coming back to Long Island, according to several sources who have been following the team's plans. Hempstead Town Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen said she would have preferred to see the Islanders return to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, but she is glad the state is paving the way for the team to at least relocate to Nassau County.