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Isles practice at new Brooklyn home

Updated: September 12, 2013, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders rode the train from Long Island to Brooklyn -- a trek they hope many of their fans will take once the club moves there in two years.

Training camp opened for the Islanders on Thursday at Barclays Center, which will become the team's new home for the 2015-16 NHL season. The Nassau Coliseum will be a distant memory for the Islanders as they leave the aging building for the first time since they entered the league in 1972.

"One word for it: beautiful," ...

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