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GEORGE VECSEY ON TED NOLAN

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Veteran New York Times columnist on the Islanders coach, his First Nations upbringing, his mother Rose and the second chance provided him by Charles Wang

 
George Vecsey has been with the New York TImes for almost 40 years and was the author of countless wonderful columns during the Islanders' dynasty. After visiting the Coliseum for the press conference for Al Arbour's return in November, Vecsey decided to get to know the current Islanders head coach better.
 
Vecsey had lunch in the coaches' office on Wednesday and wrote this column which sheds a lot of light on the life story of Ted Nolan.
 
Read it here

To read Vescey's column on the eve of Al Arbour's 1500th game, click here
 
 


ISLANDERS VALENTINES PACK FOR HOCKEY & HEELS - Feb. 12

Bring you and your special someone to the game on Tuesday, February 12 when the Islanders host the Philadelphia Flyers, starting at just $49 and receive a gift card to Butera's Italian Restaurant and a chocolate gift box.

With Valentine's Day only two days after the game, the Islanders have put together a special Islanders Valentines Pack for you and your special someone to watch the Islanders and then celebrate V-Day on February 14. Starting at only $49, fans will receive two tickets to the game, a $30 gift card to Butera's Italian Restaurant for some fine dining and a chocolate gift box.

Valentines Pack
  • 2 tickets
  • 1 $30 Butera's Italian Restaurant gift card
  • 1 chocolate gift box




FAMILY FUN PACK FOR KIDS' DAY, TOO - Feb. 18

With school off on Presidents', there is no better way to spend a day with the whole family than taking in an exciting Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders have put together a special Family Fun Pack for Kids' Day, Too on February 18 when the Islanders meet the San Jose Sharks,  to get you and three others to the game. The Family Fun Pack includes:
  • 4 tickets
  • 1 Dave & Buster's $40 Power Card Voucher
  • 1 Friendly's $25 Gift Card
  • Valued at $265, the Family Fun Pack can be purchased for just $124.




 
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