This April 11, 2015 file photo show the New York Islanders play against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period of the Islanders last regular season home game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY. For loyal fans of the Islanders, this year’s playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island’s only major pro sports franchise, which will move to Brooklyn at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For loyal fans of the New York Islanders, this year’s playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island’s only major professional sports franchise before it moves to Brooklyn next season.

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