Big news yesterday for Islanders fans, who have been troopers in waiting for something--anything--regarding a new arena.
Here's a wrap-up of Newsday's coverage from the press conference featuring Islanders team owner Charles Wang, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray:
* NIFA concerned with new arena deal
*Staple: Isles, Snow have something to cheer about (including a good pic of Rick DIPietro's no-sock-and-loafers look)
*Cadre of Islanders fans support new arena
*Wang supports new arena plan, calls it "realistic"