New York Sports Stars Who Retired EarlyFerguson follows in the footsteps of these star athletes who played in New York and retired when they were 32 or younger.
Schwartz: Islanders To Honor LaFontaine On March 24, Prior To Game Vs. WildAfter representing the United States in the 1984 Winter Olympics, Pat LaFontaine jumped straight to the NHL and joined the Islanders in the midst of their quest for a fifth consecutive Stanley Cup.
Schwartz: Bossy Embracing Islanders' Fast Start To Final Season In NassauMike Bossy heard plenty of cheers at the Nassau Coliseum during his 10-year Hall of Fame career. Lucky for him, he still hears them today.
Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 29-20Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.
Silverman: Islanders Have Opportunity To Make Name For Themselves AgainNo, this team will not bring back the echoes of the great Islanders dynasty of 30-plus years ago. They are not going to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this team is young, hungry and improving. They have become the team that nobody wants to play.
Lichtenstein: The NHL Is Back! Great -- Now Fix It!Instead of merely bean-counting, the NHL’s caretakers should be looking for ways to bring the game back from the muck it’s become.
B&C Morning Show: Islanders Great Mike Bossy Calls InNew York Islanders legend and Hall of Famer Mike Bossy called into the program this morning to talk with Boomer & Craig about the upcoming 'Met-Rx Skate with the Greats.'
25 Years Later, Bossy Is Still 'Mr. 50-50,' Now 'Mr. VP' And Forever An Islanders LegendMike 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.
Islanders' Mike Bossy, Part 2: Trading In A Sweater For A NecktieAfter leaving the game at the conclusion of the ’86-’87 season, Islanders legend Mike Bossy began a strange journey that featured him trying a little bit of everything.
Islanders' Mike Bossy, Part 3: The Young And The RestlessMike Bossy was cautious when asked about what he thinks Garth Snow’s game plan will be. He took a wait-and-see approach, but also emphasized that it takes two to tango when it comes to acquiring talent.
Nassau Coliseum: Old? Yes; Hockey Graveyard? HardlyThere is something positive to be said about Nassau Coliseum. It's antiquated for sure, but when it is the stage for meaningful hockey you will forget all about what it doesn't provide.