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Fans mixed on Wang's sale of Islanders

$Newsday Marc Anzalo doesn't know Islanders owner Charles Wang, but the Syosset resident is confident that Wang is a good guy "behind the scenes."
  • 20 hr 5 min ago

New Islanders owners must get down to the hockey business

$Newsday The popular response Tuesday was somewhere between "Yippeeee!" and "Here we go again." Islanders fans were ecstatic to hear that finally there was hope because the team will change hands. They are...
  • 21 hr 30 min ago

Islanders investors Ledecky, Malkin built corporate empires

$Newsday The two investors teaming up to buy the New York Islanders were Harvard roommates who went on to run corporate empires, one in America and the other in Europe.
  • 22 hr 40 min ago

Islanders ownership timeline

$Newsday A look at the Islanders ownership since the NHL awarded Long Island the franchise in 1972.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Charles Wang sells Islanders to former Capitals owner

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The saga of the Islanders’ ownership situation has seemingly come to a close, as Charles Wang has agreed to sell a majority stake of the struggling NHL franchise to a...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

ISLANDERS ANNOUNCE NEW OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE

NHL.com UNIONDALE, NY (August 19, 2014) – The New York Islanders announced today that a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London based investor Scott Malkin has reached a...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Source: Charles Wang sells minority stake in Islanders to Jonathan Ledecky, Scott Malkin

$Newsday Charles Wang has agreed to sell a minority stake in the Islanders to Jonathan Ledecky, a former co-owner of the Capitals, and investor Scott Malkin, according to a high-ranking NHL source. Ledecky...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Islanders owner sued again by hedge-fund investor

NY Post (Josh Kosman) — New York Islanders owner Charles Wang may have thought history never repeats itself, but now he knows it does. Hedge-fund investor and former class-action lawyer Andrew Barroway sued him this...
  • 3 days ago
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Former Islanders GM Bill Torrey: Al Arbour having health problems

$Newsday Al Arbour, the coach of the Islanders during their Stanley Cup run in the early 1980s, is experiencing health problems, former general manager Bill Torrey told Newsday.
  • 5 days ago
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Former Islanders coach Al Arbour suffering from dementia

NY Post (Post Staff Report) — Former Islanders coach Al Arbour, who guided the franchise to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, is suffering from dementia, according to Bryan Trottier, a key member...
  • 6 days ago
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Advisor in failed Islanders sale is NHL commish’s half-brother

NY Post (Josh Kosman) — This could make for an uncomfortable family reunion. An adviser working for the hedge-fund manager who sued the New York Islanders for reneging on a deal to sell him the...
  • 6 days ago
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Greedy Isles owner killed $420M deal when Clippers drew $2B: suit

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — Islanders owner Charles Wang sank a $420 million deal to sell the money-losing hockey team to a Philly hedge fund honcho after learning about the $2 billion offer for the...
  • 8 days ago
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Islanders owner Charles Wang boosted Islanders' selling price in bad faith, lawsuit says

$Newsday A Pennsylvania investment group led by hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway filed a lawsuit against New York Islanders owner Charles Wang Monday, claiming he backed out of an agreement to sell the...
  • 8 days ago
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Dolphins hire ex-Jets GM Tannenbaum as a consultant

$Newsday The Dolphins have hired former Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum as a consultant.
  • 12 days ago
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WRHU Named Nation's Best College Radio Station

NHL.com In 2010, the Islanders entrusted their radio broadcasts to bright-eyed and baritone students at WRHU 88.7 Radio Hofstra University. As the team has grown over the past four years, so have the...
  • 12 days ago
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Tavares Eager for Season

NHL.com For a born winner and fierce competitor like John Tavares, a six-month summer break is just too long. Sure, the weather’s nice and having some downtime with friends and family is great, but the...
  • 14 days ago
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Source: Andrew Barroway, Islanders break off talks to buy team

$Newsday Negotiations to sell the Islanders to Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway have ceased, a person familiar with the talks said Tuesday. No indication was given if talks could...
  • 15 days ago
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Tavares to have number retired in Oshawa

NHL.com Retiring a sweater number is one of hockey’s highest honors, reserved for the best of the best and for players who impacted a city both on-and-off the ice. Three banners hang from the rafters of...
  • 19 days ago
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Islanders could entrust Nelson with top-line role

NHL.com (bcompton@nhl.com) — Heading into training camp last September, forward Brock Nelson was simply trying to earn a spot with the New York Islanders. Twelve months later, he'll have an opportunity to play a prominent...
  • 19 days ago
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Islanders' top 10 prospects led by Reinhart, defense

NHL.com The New York Islanders have quietly assembled one of the finer pipeline pools of defensive prospects in the NHL, and there's a good chance one of them will help fortify the back end this...
  • 19 days ago
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Blog Articles
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Zeitgeist: Buyers Ledecky, Malkin ready to find new ways to disappoint Islanders fans

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — New bad days are surely ahead for the downtrodden franchise. After announcing their unsatisfying agreement to purchase the New York Islanders from Charles Wang, soon-to-be owners Jonathan...
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[Bits] New specials on the menu, Hulkamania running wild, Leafs get less dumb, Bucketheads

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Slow Tuesday. Islanders news In the most notable news of the day, developer Bruce Ratner announced yesterday that the next Nassau arena will be using a different food service company. [...
  • New: 10 hr 55 min ago

Your Top Plays for Today (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • 15 hr 26 min ago

Howie Rose's talk of the New York Islanders sale, Coliseum, history, and new season will fire you up

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — I'm ready to go, coach. Is it October yet? Because play-by-play announcer Howie Rose is singing the sweet sounds of New York Islanders hockey past, present and future in a way that makes you...
  • 19 hr 14 min ago
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New York Islanders Sale: Who are these guys?

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The New England cartel continues! Except slightly different. We covered the rumblings on the third natural question for the New York Islanders sale . Now how about the first one: Who are these...
  • 21 hr 16 min ago
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Trainer believes John Tavares, Kyle Okposo will give the league nightmares

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Given their ages and maturation, you should expect New York Islanders first-liners John Tavares and Kyle Okposo to be in the best shape of their lives. Their trainer says it is so. Darryl Belfry...
  • 22 hr 9 min ago

How Much Will the Islanders Sell For? Less than that, more than this

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — It's definitely probably between $420 million and $548 million. Does that work for you? The third question around the announcement of the planned New York Islanders sale -- after "Who are...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
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New York Islanders Sale: Bobby Nystrom takes a wait-and-see approach

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Let's just see what we got here...and also see if we can still somehow be "Long Island's team." New York Islanders legend Bobby Nystrom is often called "Mr. Islander." A voice of the fan, if you...
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New York Islanders All Time Team Part V: The Goaltenders

Eyes On Isles (Kenny Conrade) — Throughout their 43 year history, the New York Islanders have had many great players. The list runs from names such as Bob Nystrom, who was with the team from the start and achieved great...
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Charles Wang selling New York Islanders; new owners to take over in 2016 (Puck Daddy)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — After owner the New York Islanders since 2000, Charles Wang is ready for the franchise to change hands. According to Arthur Staple of Newsday , Wang has agreed to sell the team to former...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago
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Breaking News: Islanders Sold to Jonathan Ledecky, Scott Malkin

Eyes On Isles (Kenny Conrade) — The day that Islanders fans have been waiting and wishing for for the past ten years has finally come: Charles Wang has sold the New York Islanders.  Reports broke around 1:00 P.M. here on August...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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NY Islanders owner announces sale (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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New York Islanders hockey team being sold to ex-Washington Capitals co-owner, London investor (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Islanders hockey team being sold to ex-Washington Capitals co-owner, London investor.
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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Agreement reached to sell Islanders (The SportsXchange)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — New York Islanders majority owner Charles Wang has a buyer for the NHL franchise. A group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London-based investor Scott Malkin reached an...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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ISLES SOLD - AGAIN!

7th Woman (noreply@blogger.com (7th Woman)) — HockeyBuzz.com - Dee Karl - ISLES SOLD - AGAIN! Oh me, oh my!!! 
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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Charles Wang to Sell New York Islanders to Jonathan Ledecky, Scott Malkin

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — This time, it looks like it's actually happening. Charles Wang will sell majority control of the New York Islanders as part of a multi-year process, pending NHL board of governors approval....
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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Report: Wang agrees to sell majority stake in Islanders

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Charles Wang has agreed to a deal to sell a majority interest in the Islanders, the team said. The deal is to sell the team to Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin, who will be minority owners for two...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago
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