There has been no news on the naming rights front for the Avalanche since last September when the team renewed their naming rights agreement for a one year extension. That extension is now up, and NHL 21 may have just given us a clue suggesting that Pepsi will not renew the naming rights to the home of the Avs.
As we mentioned yesterday, Nassau Coliseum is in NHL 21, but we also noticed a strange scoreboard. Unfortunately we could only catch a small portion of it from the video we received. Today we have footage of the entire scoreboard, and it has left us with more questions than answers. Where did this board come from? Is it real?
With the news that the New York Islanders will play all of their home games at Nassau Coliseum for the 2021 season, many wondered if EA Sports NHL 21 would replace Barclays Center with the old barn. Today, via an early access look at NHL 21, we discovered that the Coliseum is indeed in the game. Our apologized to Islanders fans but these screenshots come from a Stanley Cup celebration which will certainly not make your day.