Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit

A series of articles about the colorful, and sometimes criminal, ownership history of the New York Islanders.
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Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: John Spano

The seventh and final chapter in the series. John Spano conned the NHL and almost bought the Islanders in 1996. But what seems like a bizarre, isolated incident speaks volumes about the Islanders,...

Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: John Spano

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The seventh and final chapter in the series. John Spano conned the NHL and almost bought the Islanders in 1996. But what seems like a bizarre, isolated incident speaks volumes about the Islanders,...

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Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: John Pickett

Part Six of the series. John O. Pickett was once the Islanders' hero, helping a financially disorganized team into its dynasty era. But after years of neglect & with decisions that still affect it...

Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: John Pickett

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Part Six of the series. John O. Pickett was once the Islanders' hero, helping a financially disorganized team into its dynasty era. But after years of neglect & with decisions that still affect it...

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Law & Owners Sp. Isles Unit: Dolan & Steinbrenner

Part Five of the series. Cablevision founder Charles Dolan and Yankees owner George Steinbrenner both kicked the tires on the Islanders at different points in the franchise's life. While neither...

Law & Owners Sp. Isles Unit: Dolan & Steinbrenner

Part Five of the series. Cablevision founder Charles Dolan and Yankees owner George Steinbrenner both kicked the tires on the Islanders at different points in the franchise's life. While neither...

Law & Owners SIU: Gluckstern & Milstein

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Part Four of the series. Riding in following the criminal Spano Affair, Steven Gluckstern & the Milstein brothers, Howard & Edward, painted themselves as the Islanders' heroes. Instead, they turned...

Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: Roy Boe

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Part three in the series. Roy Boe, the Islanders' first owner, unknowingly established their long standing team tradition of being hard up for cash. Boe's mounting debts with the Islanders and Nets...

Law & Owners Special Isles Unit: Walsh & Greenwood

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Part two of the series. Stephen Walsh & Paul Greenwood were minority owners of the Islanders for about four years. Today, they face much more time than that in prison for bilking retirement funds &...

Law & Owners Special Islanders Unit: Sanjay Kumar

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No NHL team has an ownership history as unstable as the New York Islanders. In this first entry of a new series, we examine how Sanjay Kumar went from being a co-owner to being sentenced to 12...

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