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Barclays Center

Islanders keep Long Island feel in Brooklyn debut

Step aside, Jay Z. Pack up the nets. It's time to roll out the blue-and-orange carpet in Brooklyn. The home of Hannah Horvath and her hipster friends is set to sound the horn for the arrival of John Tavares and the New York Islanders. Fans, make sure there's a MetroCard tucked in the wallet next to the game ticket. There's a new way to travel on game night — by subway, by train, and probably with an Islander or two along for the ride. The Brooklynization of the Islanders at the Barclays Center is underway. Led by the Blue and Orange Army — the hardcore fans who will "Rock the Barc!" every night — the Islanders know the generational loyalists...