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Islanders Barclays Center Move Announced 8 Years Ago Today

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 26: Fans arrive for the game between the New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes in Game One of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 26, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Eight years ago today, the New York Islanders announced that they would be moving to the Barclays Center for the 2015-2016 season.

I think everyone remembers where they were when they heard the news about the New York Islanders leaving Nassau to go to Brooklyn.