New York Islanders Bronx Tickets
The New York islanders are an ice hockey team, who play in the National Hockey League. They participate in the Eastern Conference and are one of the eight teams in the Metropolitan division. They were formed in 1972 in an attempt to keep, the Raiders a World Hockey Association team, out of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. As a result, the Islanders became the third team from the New York Metropolitan to play in the NHL. All the three franchises from New York, have a rivalry which has yielded many unforgettable games. Buy New York Islanders Bronx tickets and come watch the Islanders live in action as they play against their longtime rivals, the New York Rangers.
The New York Islanders, who came together in 1972, have had many ups and downs in their NHL campaign, over the years. Their first ever season was disastrous. However, they managed to bring the most unbelievable turn around in their fortunes, a few years into their existence. The Islanders won the Stanley Cup championships four times consecutively, between 1980 and 1983. During the same time, they won nineteen consecutive playoff series, making a record which is yet to be paralleled. Their successful run in the NHL was termed as the seventh dynasty in the league’s history. Many players who played for the Islanders have earned a place in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The islanders have a great rivalry with their New York counterparts, the New York Rangers. Their much anticipated games have been given the unofficial nickname, “The Battle of New York”. During the eighties, the battle tipped very much in favor of the Islanders, however in recent years, the Rangers have managed to even the scale. Get New York Islanders Bronx tickets and watch another competitive game in their age-old rivalry. Set to take place in Bronx, which has countless sports fans, the game will be another memorable contest.
The New York Islanders mascot is Sparky the Dragon, who has his tail shaped like a hockey stick. He comes to support the Islanders at almost all home games in the Nassau Coliseum. Don’t miss the ‘Battle of New York’ as it gets ready to be staged in Bronx.