Islanders go back to old goal horn


Crisis avoided. Following a overwhelming negative response to the Barclays Center’s new goal horn, the Islanders changed their minds. They’re going back to the old goal horn from the Nassau Coliseum. Eric Hornick just tweeted the good news.

At least some common sense prevailed. It would’ve been sad if they had kept the new goal horn which sounded forced by the whole Brooklyn mantra. The Islanders are playing their home games there. But it doesn’t mean they should turn their back completely on tradition. Hopefully, they’ll also ditch those ugly black third jerseys.

Islanders 3rd jersey

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included separate stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also interned for or hockey historian Stan Fischler and worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil telecasts. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has covered consecutive Staten Island Yankees NY Penn League championships in '05 and '06. He also scored Berkeley Carroll high school basketball games from '06-14 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree. The Battle Of New York administrator and chief editor can be followed below on Twitter and Facebook.
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