Found February 16, 2013 on Puck Drunk Love:
According to a story seen in the New York Post, New York Islanders owner Charles Wang is looking to sell the team. Sources have apparently told the NY Post that Wang has been in talks with an investment bank in Manhattan (The Raine Group) in regards to selling the team.  The Islanders have denied the rumor, but this is certainly a topic worth discussing.  Like with any rumor that we talk about here on PDL, consider the source and consider the fact it is just a rumor. We can all have fun discussing and analyzing, but don't consider this report/rumor factual until other more trustworthy sources confirm it.  The report from the NY Post claims that Wang has quietly let on over the past few years that he is open to selling the team, though there hasn't been any dialogues between Wang and prospective buyers.   Realistically, this might be the first time Wang would be able to sell the Islanders if he truly desires. The team has been losing money and failing to dra...

John Tavares is Doing His Best To Make the Islanders Relevant

I’ve written eight straight pieces about the NBA.  Clearly, I need to switch things up a bit. So let’s talk about the NHL.  The Devils are not quite New York but as New Jersey’s lone professional team, they are playing some of the best hockey in the entire league and find themselves second in the Eastern Conference. Many think the time is now for the Rangers who started off...

Islanders for sale?

According to the New York Post's Josh Kosman, the New York Islanders may finally be facing the one personnel move that may free them from their status as professional cellar dwelers: it appears that Charles Wang may very well be ready to finally divest his interest in the dysfunctional team: The New York Islanders appear to have started a new effort to find a buyer, The...

Dial 9 for McColgan

Shane McColgan (Steve Hiscock) A mostly quiet Saturday night for the New York Ranger and New York Islander prospects led to a mixed bag of results. One result turned out to be a really pleasant surprise as the Saskatoon Blades pulled off an impressive rally to win. First Star Shane McColgan Saskatoon Blades Friday evening it was a fight that Shane McColgan (NYR 2011 5th) got...

About Last Night…Tavares, Moulson Exorcise Devils

We’re not sure if the ice in Uniondale is made with holy water but John Tavares and Matt Moulson each had four-point nights in a 5-1 exorcism by the Islanders over the Devils. Tavares scored two goals in 1:23 at the tail end of the second period to get Islanders up 2-0 before Moulson struck on the power play at 19:04 for a 3-0 lead. Tavares finished off his hat trick on the power...

Hockey Fight: Eric Boulton vs. Arron Asham (Video)

Well I was hoping for a Valentine's Day massacre, but this fight between Eric Boulton and Arron Asham was pretty even.  Both players landed their fair share of punches and both skated away pretty unblemished. The Islanders got the last laugh and came away with the victory 4-3 over the Rangers.  Fight video is below. Check out our Home Page for more stories and...

NHL Fights: Eric Boulton Vs. Arron Asham Valentine’s Day Fisticuffs

Eric Boulton has a job to do. Arron Asham doesn’t shy away from a fight. The two pugilists shared some love on Valentine’s Day with an old fashioned early first period brawl during the Islanders 4-3 win. The Rangers bench likes it. Boulton checks for a bloody nose. No blood. Solid fight. Life goes on.         Filed under: Hockey Fights

Islanders 4, Rangers 3, SO

The New York Rangers (7-5-1) loss to the New York Islanders (5-7-1) by the score of 4-3 in a shootout. For a box score go to Yahoo! Sports. ... first off, sorry for the late recap. Bad night for the Rangers, even worse for TheNYRBlog. My kids have had the flu all week and it hit me last night, while Adam, who was going to fill-in, lost internet access. Just a complete cluster...

Todd Cordell: Kovalchuk Picks Up His 800th Career Point in 5-1 Loss to Islanders

The New Jersey Devils traveled to Long Island Saturday and started Johan Hedberg in hopes of picking up wins on consecutive nights over divisional opponents. Their hope didn't come to fruition, though, as the New York Islanders, lead by John Tavares and Matt Moulson, defended home ice and picked up a decisive 5-1 win over the Devils. Game Notes - Though Hedberg allowed...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ New York Islanders - Game 15

Match-up - New Jersey Devils (9-2-3) @ New York Islanders (5-7-1) Road/Home records - 3-1-2 -------------- 1-5-0 TV - MSG Plus, MSG Plus 2 Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - Devils lead 2-1 Last 10: Devils 6-2-2 / Islanders 3-6-1 Projected starting goalies - Johan Hedberg (NJ) vs. Evgeni Nabokov (NYI) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game New York (I...
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