Charles Wang

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

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

Bettman To Francesa: Interest Level In Purchasing Islanders Is High

The Islanders may have a new owner soon, at least that’s the read NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has on the situation.

04/23/2014

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Capuano Spared Means Snow Knows He Failed The Islanders

Don’t look so down, Jack. You get to keep your job. You have basically been cleared of wrongdoing. Garth has rightly jumped on the grenade.

04/16/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Better Get It Right For Fans Before Bolting Coliseum

It’s almost astounding how quickly the tides turned; how fast chants of “We Want Playoffs!” were replaced with “Fire Cappy!” and “Sell Wang Sell!” and how suddenly everything went wrong.

04/10/2014

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

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

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

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fed Up Islanders Fans Set To Lodge Protest Against Front Office Saturday

The popular fan website http://www.islesnation.net is organizing a protest of Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow during the team’s home game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum.

03/11/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Are Creeping Up On A Point Of No Return With Their Fans

It’s getting more and more difficult to convince anyone that perception of the Islanders is any different than their true reality.

03/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Friedman: How And Why The Islanders Failed On Trade Deadline Day

For a franchise that’s had several low points over the past two decades, March 5, 2014, might’ve been the lowest from an emotional perspective.

03/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Capellini: Vanek Failure Should Not Stop Islanders From Taking Necessary Risks

The Islanders traded for Thomas Vanek because of one simple reason: They are not the Rangers. They cannot sit back and let name recognition sell the franchise. They need to roll the dice to take the next step.

02/04/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Friedman: GM Snow Deserves Big Blame For Unnecessary Vanek Fiasco

For weeks, the hockey world was kept on edge about 30-year-old winger’ Thomas Vanek’s fate. He has made his decision, and the aftershocks are being felt all across Long Island.

02/03/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Will Not Move To Brooklyn A Year Early

There will be no escape from Nassau County after this season. The Islanders will reportedly play next season, the final season of their lease, in the place they have called home since 1972.

01/23/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Failure To Sign Vanek Will Crush Remaining Faith Isles Fans Have In Snow

The sports-centric saying “it’s getting late early” is a mantra the Islanders operate under, mostly because they always seem to put themselves in perilous situations early in seasons. That applies to the Thomas Vanek situation as well.

01/10/2014

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