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New York Islanders Sale Final: New owners Ledecky, Malkin introduced Oct. 15

The New York Islanders have finalized the sale of the team from Charles Wang to Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, who will be introduced at a press conference on Wednesday, Oct. 15, Newsday reported Thursday.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman had previously said the sale should be finalized before the start of the season. From Newsday:

Bettman said last week no issues were raised by the Board of Governors -- which is composed of representatives of all 30 NHL teams -- regarding Wang's insistence on a two-year period of ceding control. Bettman also said the deal "provides an orderly transition, which was important to Charles."