Al Arbour

Al Arbour

Silverman: Arbour’s Consistency And Brilliance Led Islanders To The Top

Al Arbour died Friday at the age of 82, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

08/29/2015

Al Arbour

Lichtenstein: RIP Al Arbour, The Coach Who Let His Wins Speak Volumes

Arbour was a winner who never felt the need to puff out his chest and let the world know he was a winner.

08/28/2015

Al Arbour

Hockey Hall Of Famer, Legendary Isles Coach Al Arbour Dead At 82

Al Arbour, who coached the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL’s second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday.

08/28/2015

Plaxico Burress

Oops! 10 Freak Off-The-Field Injuries In New York Sports

In light of Jason Pierre-Paul’s freak fireworks injury, we’ve given a lot of thought to some of the strangest off-field injuries suffered by New York sports figures.

07/23/2015

Hall of Famer and former head coach of the New York Islanders Al Arbour speaks to the media during a press conference on Nov. 2, 2007 at Nassau Coliseum. Arbour signed a one-game contract and coached his 1,500th game for the Islanders on Nov.  3, 2007 against the Pittsburgh Penquins. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Islander: Legendary Coach Al Arbour Suffering From Dementia

Bryan Trottier, the Islanders all-time leader in points, assists and games played, revealed the news during an interview with WGR radio’s “Sabres Hockey Hotline” on Tuesday.

08/14/2014

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nabokov Gets 300th Win, Islanders Defeat Sabres 4-2

Evgeni Nabokov picked up his 300th career NHL win as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 4-2.

WFAN–01/14/2012

Islanders Hall of Famer Mike Bossy

25 Years Later, Bossy Is Still ‘Mr. 50-50,’ Now ‘Mr. VP’ And Forever An Islanders Legend

Mike Bossy’s career was the stuff of make-believe, because when you are done assessing his statistics, trophies and all other accolades in between, one very important factor is sometimes lost in the shuffle. He was forced to leave the game he dominated at the age of 30.

WFAN–06/23/2011