When the New York Islanders moved from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to the Barclays Center, some fans complained about the number of obstructed views.
The arena, which was built for basketball and not hockey, has a lot of seats with this problem.
Just check out this graphic on TSN's site.
So, when Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark sat down to talk with Sports Illustrated, the issue of fans with obstructed views came up. Here's what he said.
“There's really nothing we're going to do from a capital improvement stand point. You can watch the game on a mobile device. The game is on the score board. There are many ways to watch the game if you're in one of those obstructed seats.”
Wow. Now, to be fair, fans do know in advance that these seats are obstructed. However, this response is just laughable. Why not just go to a bar to watch the game? It beats watching on your phone.
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