Islanders to call Brooklyn their home in 2015

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Islanders to call Brooklyn their home in 2015

The New York Islanders had been attempting to secure a new arena for quite a few years, and now the team is getting the new venue they had hoped and waited for. But it won't be in Long Island.

The team is moving about 30 miles away to Brooklyn and will call the Barclays Center--the Brooklyn Nets' arena--home in 2015 after their current contract expires with Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The Islanders are expected to give a formal announcement today at 12:00 CT in which team owner Charles Wang, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, mayor Michael Bloomberg, Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz will all be in attendance for.

Updated, 12:30 p.m.: At the team's press conference, Wang confirmed the team has a 25-year agreement to play at Barclays. The team's name and logo will not be changed once they moved.

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In this week's edition of In the Gym at EFT, performance specialist Landon Cox demonstrates basketball explosive power development with Nojel Eastern of Evanston Township High School.

Check out key techniques in the video above, and be on the lookout for the next edition of In the Gym at EFT.

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See why, and learn more about Sotos in the video above.