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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)

Capellini: All Hail The Gospel According To Howie On ‘Minor League’ Nassau County

MSG Network play-by-play man Howie Rose will always be the ultimate professional, and won’t shy away from telling the viewers what he really thinks. Call him a homer at your own peril.

04/02/2014

Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Florida Panthers hits Johan Sundstrom #28 of the New York Islanders during the first period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 1, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goal, Assist For Josh Bailey As Isles Top Panthers 4-2

Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and the New York Islanders kept up their strong finish with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

04/02/2014

Barclays Center exterior (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Revenue Guarantees At Barclays Stand To Benefit Islanders Big

Skepticism generally dominates the landscape when it comes to the Islanders. But, if the latest report is true, it has to be viewed as a positive by fans and a potential new owner.

03/31/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 28: Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders handles the puck as Mark Fayne #7 of the New Jersey Devils defends during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 28, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nielsen Lifts Islanders To 2-1 SO Win Over Devils

Frans Nielsen scored in the second period and then added a goal in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the playoff-hopeful New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

03/29/2014

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Charles Wang Confirms He’s Open To Selling The Islanders

The New York Islanders could have a new owner to go with their new home in Brooklyn. Charles Wang confirmed Friday that he is open to selling his majority share of the team.

03/28/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang back in 2011. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Friedman: Wang Selling Islanders Has Been Inevitable For Quite Some Time

Whether it happens now or in two years, it is going to happen. A change of ownership isn’t a pipe dream. It’s an inevitability, and it has been for quite a while. It makes complete sense, from a number of different perspectives.

03/28/2014

Islanders captain John Tavares and other members of his line celebrate their second-period goal against the Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 16, 2014. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Bolts Score In 13th Round Of Shootout, Top Isles 3-2

Sami Salo scored in the 13th round of a shootout to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

03/28/2014

Islanders defenseman Brian Strait, left, congratulates forward Kyle Okposo after he scored in the second period against visiting Boston on Jan. 27, 2014. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Islanders Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Hurricanes

Colin McDonald had two goals and an assist, and Matt Martin also scored twice for the New York Islanders, who held on to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Tuesday night.

03/26/2014

FILE -- Evgeni Nabokov (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Islanders May Want To Bring Nabokov Back As Backup Next Season

To expect Evgeni Nabokov to get through 60 starts in a season at this point in his career is asking a lot. But that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t be a fine insurance policy.

03/25/2014

FILE -- Evgeni Nabokov (credit: Getty Images)

Nabokov Sharp In 2-0 Shutout Of Columbus

This weekend version of New York, New York could cost the Columbus Blue Jackets the playoff spot they are desperate to grab.

03/23/2014

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Friedman: A Realistic Guide To Fixing The Islanders

I don’t need to sit here and tell you about everything that’s gone wrong with the Islanders this season, but I will tell you this: By no means is this team completely lost.

03/20/2014

Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild goes to his knee as he fires a shot past goalie Anders Nilsson #45 of the New York Islanders for a goal in the second period in an NHL hockey game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 18, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Islanders Shut Out By Minnesota Wild 6-0

Matt Moulson scored twice and had three points in his first game against the Islanders since being traded earlier this season, and Ilya Bryzgalov was solid in making 36 saves as the Minnesota Wild made the most of 22 shots and beat New York 6-0 on Tuesday night.

03/18/2014

Islanders forward Anders Lee, right, works the boards against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 27, 2014. The Islanders defeated the Maple Leafs 5-4 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Season May Be Lost, But Islanders’ Lee Has Been Found

The Islanders’ Anders Lee has played 11 games in the NHL. He has cracked the scoresheet in all but three, and has 12 points overall. He might very well be just what this transitioning franchise needs.

03/17/2014

skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 15, 2013 in Uniondale, New York.

Isles Score Twice In 1st And 3rd, Top Sabres 4-1

Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored first-period goals, and the New York Islanders went on to a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

03/15/2014

Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders checks James Sheppard #15 of the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 14, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Sharks Score 4 Times On 26 Shots; Islanders Lose

Matt Nieto and Jason Demers scored first-period goals, and the San Jose Sharks made the most of 26 shots against the New York Islanders in a 4-3 victory on Friday night.

03/14/2014

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