Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 49-40

Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.

10/08/2014

Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images); Nick Leddy (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders Fans Are Going To Love Boychuk And Leddy

General manager Garth Snow has not exactly wowed the paying customers with his moves at the helm of the franchise since 2006, but his startling and bold trades over the weekend are about to change the game.

10/08/2014

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Here We Go! Daniel Friedman’s 2014-15 Islanders Season Preview

If their offseason activity is any indication, the Islanders fully intend to leave Nassau Coliseum on a high note.

10/08/2014

The New York Islanders retired jersey banners hang from the rafters during their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Feb. 21, 2008 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bettman On WFAN: Islanders Are A Franchise Heading In The Right Direction

As far as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is concerned, the Islanders have a very bright future.

10/07/2014

(Credit: Twitter/@VanCanucks)

Friedman: 6 Best Pro Sports Franchises On Twitter

Many teams simply put out information, but there are some that get creative and really enhance their likability through their social-media interaction — particularly on Twitter. Here are six teams that just get it.

10/07/2014

Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images); Nick Leddy (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cup-Winning Defensemen Boychuk, Leddy Excited To Be With Islanders

That buzz you hear around Nassau Coliseum is louder than it has been in a very long time.

10/06/2014

Johnny Boychuk (left) (Credit: Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images), Nick Leddy (right) (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Islanders Shake Up The East — Trade For Defensemen Boychuk And Leddy

Why trade for one Stanley Cup-winning defenseman when you can get two for basically nothing? That’s exactly what the New York Islanders did on Saturday, stunning the hockey world in the process.

10/04/2014

Justin Williams of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

SEASON PREVIEW: Scandal-Free NHL Flourishing As It Steams Full Speed Ahead

Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.

10/03/2014

Islanders forward Kyle Okposo, right, scores a shootout goal against Keith Kinkaid of the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on Sept. 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

SEASON PREVIEW: Islanders Out To Leave Lasting Memories In Nassau Finale

There is nothing new about the New York Islanders heading into a new season trying to improve on the one before. Yet, this one has a different feel even though last season ended again without a trip to the playoffs.

10/02/2014

The Islanders’ Nikolay Kulemin snaps off a shot against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on Sept. 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Projecting The Islanders’ Opening Night Roster Is No Easy Task

For weeks and weeks, we’ve talked about the glut of forwards the Islanders have under contract and the insane amount of depth they have in that department. It’s a great problem to have, but one they need to solve — soon.

10/01/2014

The New York Islanders Stanley Cup Championship banners are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bettman: New Islanders Owners Will Bring In Additional Resources

Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin will officially take over control of the Islanders in two years, now that the NHL Board of Governors has approved their purchase of the team from Charles Wang.

10/01/2014

Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Clutterbuck Breaks Stalemate, Isles Go On To Beat Bruins 5-3

Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

10/01/2014

Bernie Williams (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 59-50

As part of our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we continue with 59-50.

09/30/2014

A view of the game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on September 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Good, Bad And Obstructed Of Islanders Hockey At Barclays

Beautiful arena, decent commute. Now the bad news: Barclays Center holds 15,795 fans for hockey, and not all of those seats offer an ideal view of the ice.

09/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Chad Johnson #30 and the New York Islanders celebrate a 3-2 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils at the Barclays Center on September 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Snag 3-2 Shootout Win Over Devils At Barclays

Kyle Okposo and Brock Nelson scored shootout goals to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 exhibition victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

09/26/2014

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