Mike Milbury

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5 Biggest Troublemakers In NYC Metropolitan-Area Sports History

Geno Smith is far from the most confrontational figure in New York City-area sports history. Who are the top five? Let’s find out.


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‘Big Shot’ John Spano On WFAN: I Wanted To Restore Islanders To Glory

He perpetuated maybe the greatest fraud in sports history. But he claims that he did it for all the right reasons.


Islanders GM Garth Snow

Gallof: Islanders’ Snow Might Be Faced With Mission Impossible This Summer

The Islanders are at a crossroads. The rebuild is at a pivotal juncture. If Garth Snow doesn’t find a way to entice significant parts to this team via free agency this summer, this already untenable situation could get a whole lot worse.


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Gallof: Islanders, Rangers Renew Love Affair; More On A Now Defensive-Minded Milbury

The tale of these two teams is quite simple. The Rangers are on a tear near the top of the Eastern Conference, while the Islanders are better than just three other NHL teams.


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Gallof: Alleged Anger Mis-Management Just The Latest Episode For ‘Mad Mike’ Milbury

Though disturbing in many ways, many fans probably cannot contain their mirth, disgust, or complete lack of surprise, that Mike Milbury, the Islanders’ former coach and general manager, was charged with assaulting a minor late last week.


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Ex-Islanders GM Mike Milbury Charged With Assault On 12-Year-Old Skater

Brookline police Capt. Tom Keaveney said Milbury was an assistant coach on his son’s team when he allegedly attacked a player on the opposing team.


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Gallof: The Lay Of The Land In Islanders Country

No corner on the Islanders season has been turned just yet. However, being able to put on the brakes to this year’s losing streak is far different to last year’s spin out into oblivion. That is a clear step forward.


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Islanders Blog: A Lost Cause

Ok, I admit it. I chuckled a little bit Wednesday night when Rick DiPietro got taken down with one punch by Penguins goalie Brent Johnson. That’s a lie, I chuckled more than a little bit.


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Islanders Blog: Losing On And Off The Ice

Let’s just get right to the point and lay it all out there. The Islanders stink for two reasons…