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Jiggs McDonald and Ed Westfall on November 19, 2011 at Nassau Coliseum. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders Broadcaster Jiggs McDonald Bids Farewell To Coliseum

“Disbelief,” McDonald told CBS New York’s Peter Schwartz about the move to Brooklyn. “My reaction basically centered around the fan base and the folks that have been so loyal.”

07/11/2014

The Rangers’ Derek Stepan, right, celebrates his first-period  goal against Pittsburgh along with Mats Zuccarello at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top 10 Tri-State Area NHL Players

New York is the biggest sports market in the United States, and it’s a magnet for superstars. The Rangers, Islanders and Devils boast a plethora of talented players.

07/10/2014

Mikhail Grabovski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Nikolai Kulemin (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images), Chad Johnson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Need 1-2 More Impact Moves To Have Legit Expectations

For the first time in a long time, the Islanders might have some margin for error heading into a season.

07/08/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Islanders GM Snow Talks Free Agency, Defends Moulson Trade On WFAN

Garth Snow spent nearly $37 million on veteran free agent forwards Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin on Wednesday and then went on WFAN with Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday to talk about it.

07/03/2014

Nikolai Kulemin, then of the Toronto Maple Leafs, skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 10, 2014. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Islanders Get Busy, Reach Deals With Veteran Forwards Grabovski, Kulemin

After having a somewhat disappointing opening day of free agency, the Islanders bounced back on Day 2, reaching agreements with a pair of veteran forwards.

07/02/2014

Brad Richards (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The 10 Worst Contracts Handed Out By NHL Local Teams Over Last Decade

NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.

07/02/2014

Chad Johnson, then of the Boston Bruins, stretches on the ice during the first period of a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on March 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Islanders Solidify Goaltender, Ink Ex-Bruin Chad Johnson To 2-Year Deal

It’s no secret the biggest problem the Islanders had during the 2013-14 season was goaltending. It shouldn’t be a problem anymore.

07/01/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: It’s Put Up Or Shut Up Time For Islanders GM Garth Snow

Free agency opens up on Tuesday and, with it, Garth Snow’s window to piece together a competitive roster. This is easily the most important summer of his tenure and, arguably, the most important one in the history of the Islanders.

06/30/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Salary Cap Bumped Up To $69 Million For 2014-15 Season

The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association say the salary cap for the 2014-15 season is going up to $69 million after a year of record revenues.

06/28/2014

Michael Dal Colle is selected fifth overall by the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Take Michael Dal Colle Of Oshawa 5th Overall In NHL Draft

The Islanders held onto the No. 5 pick in the NHL draft, and came away with forward Michael Dal Colle on Friday night.

06/27/2014

Brad Richards (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Contact Former Rangers Center Brad Richards

Brad Richards playing on Long Island? It’s possible.

06/26/2014

First-overall picks LeBron James and A-Rod met in 2009. They probably talked about their greatness. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Top 15 First Overall Picks In Draft History

Over the next two days, the NBA and NHL will welcome in the next generation of prospects. When you’re taken first, you’re expected to be a game-changer. Here are 15 players who lived up to the hype.

06/26/2014

Dan Boyle (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Rangers Among Teams Interested In Veteran Defenseman Boyle

The Islanders tried, but it might end up being the Rangers who seal the deal.

06/25/2014

The Islanders’ Josh Bailey, left, celebrates his shorthanded goal against the Devils with Kyle Okposo at the Prudential Center on Sept. 19, 2013 in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders May Be Shopping Enigmatic Forward Josh Bailey

The Islanders generally don’t give up on young talent. But that doesn’t mean at this point they won’t move a player in the right deal.

06/24/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: An Expert’s Take On What Islanders Must Do This Offseason

The Islanders are at a crossroads and have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. I figured I’d sit down with Pro Hockey Talk’s James O’Brien and ask him a few of those questions.

06/23/2014

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Yankee Stadium to host games Jan. 26 and Jan. 29.

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