Just 4 hours ago, we uploaded the final 2021 NHL season center ice graphic, or so we thought. The Islanders have already changed up their ice a bit, just a couple weeks into the season
When the season began, the Islanders circled around that familiar logo at center ice, skating over the words "Nassau Live Center". This seems to have been a somewhat temporary name following the end of a naming rights deal with NYCB which had renamed the building "NYCB Live" just a couple years prior. Now, several games into the final season at the Coliseum, the building will once again have "Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum" on the ice.
Coliseum leaseholder representative, Nicholas Mastroianni II, told the media, "The name ‘Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum’ will never disappear on my watch." For more on the backstory, check out the original story on Newsday.
You can view the change in the slider below, and check out the complete history of New York Islanders center ices in the archive.
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