10 Most Significant Contracts In New York Sports HistoryShould Eli Manning get what he wants, it'd go down as one of the most significant contracts in the history of New York sports.
The 10 Worst Contracts Handed Out By NHL Local Teams Over Last DecadeNHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.
Silverman: Nabokov In Goal For Islanders Is Not A Workable Solution What are the New York Islanders thinking? Could they possibly believe that they are going to pick up where they left off last year with Evgeni Nabokov in goal?
Silverman: Islanders Need To Make Strong Push For Tim ThomasThere is a goalie who is available who can step into Billy Smith’s long-empty shoes. His name is Tim Thomas.
DiPietro Officially Bought Out By Islanders After Clearing WaiversNew York will pay the 31-year-old goalie $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact.
Rick DiPietro To Receive Buyout From IslandersThe club will have to pay DiPietro $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact with New York.
Report: Islanders To Buy Out DiPietro's ContractAccording to a report in Newsday, the Islanders will use a compliance buyout to rid themselves of the remaining eight years and $36 million on the now-31-year-old goaltender's once-historic contract.
Friedman: Islanders Have Work Cut Out For Them This Summer For the Isles, it’s all about the next move -- and I don’t mean the one to Brooklyn, though that will help, too.
Gallof: Islanders' Playoff Story Ends, But A Better Team Looms On The Horizon The Isles will assess and look to see what they can improve on this summer. However, the shopping list that has excited fans on Twitter, message boards and in regular conversation is simply unrealistic.
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.
Demoted Islanders Goalie Rick DiPietro: Suicide Comments Not LiteralThe Islanders say they are aware of DiPietro's comments about depression and suicide, and plan to handle the matter internally.
Isles Goalie Rick DiPietro Clears Waivers, Assigned To BridgeportNew York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro has cleared waivers and been assigned to Bridgeport, the team's American Hockey League affiliate.