"Absolutely," he said. "Charles' main goal was to keep the team local, and he succeeded in doing that. As much as people may be upset because it's not going to be in Nassau County they should be happy because he kept the team in New York."
Brooklyn ice: NHL's Islanders to Barclays in 2015 →
"Today is today, yesterday was yesterday," said Bossy, a top star during the Islanders' glory years.
NHL's Islanders moving to Brooklyn in 2015 →