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Workers at the Nassau Coliseum took down the banners, including the ones from the Islanders? Stanley Cup seasons, from the rafters on May 8, 2015 as part of the process of renovating the arena. (Newsday/Robert Cassidy)
Ice painter John Cirola and Zamboni drivers Thomas Walters and Kevin Capobianco participate in one final "ice out? at Nassau Coliseum, where employees of the arena break apart and melt the rink?s ice. May 5, 2015. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware and Bobby Cassidy)
John Tarvares, Brock Nelson and Ryan Strome are some of the players who reminisced about the season, on April 30, 2015, and what is in store for them next year in Brooklyn as they finished cleaning out their lockers at the Nassau Coliseum. (Credit:Newsday/Chuck Fadely)
As the Islanders continue to clean out their lockers, on April 29, 2015 at the Nassau Coliseum, the players are looking forward to what next season brings at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Credit:Newsday/Robert Cassidy)
After getting knocked out of the playoffs by the Washington Capitals, some players were back at Nassau Coliseum reflecting on the season, the fans and the final season in their arena on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (Newsday/Robert Cassidy)
Jack Capuano spoke to the media following the Islanders' Game 7 loss to the Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Monday at the Verizon Center.
The New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals, 3-1, in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series at Nassau Coliseum on April 25, 2015, to send both teams to Game 7. Islanders coach Jack Capuano, along with Islanders players and avid fans, talk about the win. (Credit: Newsday / Bobby Cassidy, Jeffrey Basinger, Chuck Fadely)
The Islanders find themselves down three games to two in the best of 7 series, with the Washington Capitals and know they need to come out strong in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday April 25, 2015, which could ne that last game at the Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: Newsday/Robert Cassidy)
Islanders head coach Jack Capuano addressed the media after the Isles lost to the Washington Capitals, 5-1, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Washington. (Videojournalist: Newsday / Ted Starkey)
Nicklas Backstrom scored midway through overtime to give the Capitals a 2-1 win over the Islanders in Game 4 at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday. The series - tied at 2 - now shifts to Washington for Game 5 on Thursday night. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy)
The New York Islanders lead their opening-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals, 2-1, and aim to keep the same effort for Game 4 Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum. (Credit:Newsday/Robert Cassidy)
Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy)
Islanders head coach Jack Capuano addressed the media after the Isles lost to the Washington Capitals, 4-3, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Friday, April 17, 2015. (Videojournalist: Newsday / Ted Starkey)
As the Islanders start their 2015 NHL playoff run, former Stanley Cup champion Clark Gillies talks about the great memories he had at Nassau Coliseum during the 1980s and how he would love to drink out of Lord Stanley?s cup one more time. (Credit: Newsday Staff)
Islanders fans flocked to Nassau Coliseum on April 11, 2015 for the last regular-season game, ending the franchise's best season since 1983-84. Head coach Jack Capuano, center John Tavares and defense Johnny Boychuk talk about the game, the fans, and the start of the playoffs. (Credit: Newsday / Bobby Cassidy, Chuck Fadely and Chris Ware).
In North Babylon the Anastasio family, who are huge Islanders fans, can?t wait for the cold weather to come and freeze over their backyard pond so they can start playing ice hockey morning, noon and night. (Credit: Newsday staff)
Retired Islanders players came to the Nassau Memorial Coliseum to meet with players and fans in what might be their last visit to the Islanders Long Island home base. (Credit: Newsday / Bobby Cassidy)