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New Islanders minority owners Jonathan Ledecky, second from right, and Scott Malkin, left, meet the media with general manager Garth Snow, right, and owner Charles Wang on Oct. 22, 2014, at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (Photo: Dan Friedman/CBSNewYork.com)

New Islanders Owners Ledecky, Malkin On Mission To Earn Trust Of The Fans

Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin met the media on Wednesday at Nassau Coliseum and made it clear they plan on putting competitive teams on the ice when they take over ownership of the Islanders in two years.

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New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 Notable Ownership Developments In Islanders History

To say the Islanders have had a checkered ownership history is putting it mildly. Will Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin restore some sort of order in two years? Who knows?

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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)

Report: Islanders To Introduce New Owners Next Wednesday

The sale to Jonathan Ledecky, a former co-owner of both the Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, and Scott Malkin, an investor, was approved by the NHL Board of Governors last week.

10/09/2014

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano watches from the bench during a game against the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Dec. 12, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Capellini: It Really Is Now Or Never For Islanders Head Coach Capuano

For the first time in ages, the Islanders are built to contend. It’s now on fifth-year head coach Jack Capuano to get this team to the next level. Will he? We’re certainly going to find out.

10/09/2014

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

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 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

Producer/philanthropist Swizz Beatz and Harbinger Capital founder Phil Falcone, right, attend Haute Living Honors its partner Swizz Beatz with a Louis XIII experience on Oct. 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Haute Living)

Report: Wild Co-Owner Might Want In On Islanders

Falcone, a hedge fund mogul and former hockey player at Harvard, owns 45 percent of the Wild, but has reportedly been at odds with co-owner Craig Leipold over how to cover the franchise’s reported $20 million annual loss.

09/15/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Wang Agrees To Sell Islanders To Former Co-Owner Of Capitals, Investor

Owner Charles Wang has agreed to sell the Islanders to former Washington Capitals co-owner John Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin.

08/19/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Owner Wang Hit With $10 Million Lawsuit By Team’s Former Suitor

It appears a case of “seller’s remorse” by Islanders owner Charles Wang has really annoyed Andrew Barroway.

08/11/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Barroway No Longer In Talks To Buy Islanders

Negotiations with the Philadelphia lawyer and hedge fund manager “have ceased” and “are not expected to resume,” according to Newsday.

08/06/2014

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

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Barroway Ready, Willing And Able To Buy Large Stake In Islanders

Charles Wang either can’t make up his mind or is just content to take his sweet time. Regardless, Andrew Barroway is fully prepared to purchase a controlling interest in the New York Islanders.

06/20/2014

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

Bettman: Wang Still Weighing His Options On Potential Sale Of Islanders

Will Charles Wang own the Islanders by the time next season starts? No one can say for sure.

06/05/2014

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Prospective Islanders Buyer Lines Up Partners, Financial Backing

Earlier this spring, the owner of the Islanders said he wasn’t actively shopping the team, but would listen to offers. Andrew Barroway appears to be on the verge of making the kind of offer Charles Wang may not refuse.

05/16/2014

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