Bits o' Islanders News

New York Islanders news bits, rumors and hockey blade splinters.

[Bits] Islanders party, Summer Grabs, Kid Tourney

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Pro Hockey talk talks Islanders, old bad stories die hard, Michael Grabner's summer and the Junior Islanders take on China.

[Bits] Leonsis on Ledecky, Ticket Sales

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Ted Leonsis sticks up for his former Capitals partner, the Islanders announce ticket availability and a patch that's both inevitable and underwhelming.

[Bits] All your tanks are belong to luck

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Vote for the top New York Islanders of all time, and enjoy some positive press.

[Bits] New Menu Items, Hulkamania, Leafs Learning

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Who is buying the Islanders, who is working for the Maple Leafs, who's in Beast Mode and who just got cold clocked by a bucket of ice water.

Ready for Hockey? Howie Rose will pump you up now.

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New York Islanders announcer Howie Rose's interview with Pete McCarthy on the Sports Zone at WOR 710 is long, wide-ranging, and a must-listen.

Isles New Owners: Who are these guys?

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Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin are college friends, successful business owner/investors, and soon-to-be sports owners who will take control of the New York Islanders from Charles Wang.

Trainer: Tavares, Okposo poised to destroy NHL

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Of course the trainer will praise his clients, but it's still heartening for New York Islanders fans to hear Darryl Belfry say John Tavares and Kyle Okposo are poised to hit another level.

Isles Sale Price? More than this, less than that

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The NHL would like you to believe the New York Islanders are going for a premium. Investment bankers would like you to believe nobody in their right mind would pay that much for that.

Nystrom on Isles Sale: Wait and see. And stay.

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After news of a sale, New York Islanders legend Bobby Nystrom still hopes the Isles don't stay in Brooklyn.

Wang to Sell Major Stake to Ledecky, Scott Malkin

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Charles Wang will sell majority control of the New York Islanders as part of a multi-year process, pending NHL board of governors approval.

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[Bits] Ho-Sang goes off, Scrivens approves

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A look at the day's New York Islanders and NHL reads, from Joshua Ho-Sang to which team will end in the basement.

[Bits] Ice Climbers, Gyromites, Wrecking Crew

27

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Ice Bucket Challenge videos ranked, minor league teams projected and a loom back at one of the most electric teams of its era.

[Bits] Could Tavares win the Art Ross?

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The day in New York Islanders debates...and in Ice Bucket Challenges by NHL suits.

[Bits] Safety First, Selling Wang, Strip Show Over

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. The Ice Bucket challenges continue with a new team champion, the Blackhawks do the right thing and the Times actually writes about the Islanders. Weird.

[Bits] Trottier on the double-bird, Nolan, Arbour

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Bryan Trottier discusses some old tales, including the infamous middle-finger photo, Al Arbour, his history with Ted Nolan, and why he loves working with young players.

Views: Okposo's rebirth, Top 10 Isles prospects

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In The Hockey News (which picks the New York Islanders 6th in the Metro), Kyle Okposo discusses how he turned his game around. Meanwhile, the Isles have seven players listed on ESPN's Top 100 NHL...

[Bits] One lawsuit, several buckets, lots of money

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Charles Wang is sued by a jilted Andrew Barroway, the Islanders throw cold water on each other and who's running the Canadiens?

Light Reading: Your Barroway-Wang legal documents

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If Law Suitin' is your name and close readin' is your game, then you may enjoy the opportunity to peruse the entirety of the legal filings by Andrew Barroway's group (NY ICE LLC) in his lawsuit...

Isles Sale Talks: Barroway sues Wang, of course

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Rejected New York Islanders bidder Andrew Barroway has sued Charles Wang, claiming the Islanders owner reneged on a deal after seeing the L.A. Clippers fetch a mammoth sale price.

[Bits] Ice Water, Burning Hatred & Ghosts

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Kulemin and Grabovski have some fundraising fun, Jack Capuano is the man and the fancy stats are everywhere.

[Bits] Luc, Langway and Leering at Ladies

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. The Islanders get praise for their offseason, the Kings get a new statue and the Capitals Secretary of Defense likes what he sees.

[Bits] High expectations, with depth to spare

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For the New York Islanders, expectations have returned, and the captain is itching to get started.

[Bits] Barro-walks-away, Del Zotto, Dellow

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Andrew Barroway is apparently out of the hockey business (again), The Wheel of Michael Del Zotto lands on Philadelphia and the Oilers turn to a harsh critic...

Persson on Ovechkin, Isles fans, angry Sutters

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John Persson discussed a range of topics with hockeysverige, so we capture a few of the best nuggets on Anders Nilsson, the Sutter family, and Islanders fans.

Isles Sale: Wang-Barroway Talks Cease

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After a spring of "in talks, but it's far from done" reports, it now appears talks have ceased between New York Islanders owner Charles Wang and Andrew Barroway to sell part or all of the NHL team.

[Bits] You are disappoint.

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Fresh previews of the Islanders, and a fresh look back at their disappointments.

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