Former Islanders Owner Charles Wang Dies At 74Wang died in Oyster Bay on Long Island according to his attorney John McEntee in an emailed statement. A cause of death was not disclosed.
Schwartz: Wang Wasn't A Perfect Owner, But He Genuinely Cared About IslandersWang did a lot of good things for the Islanders and the NHL, such as taking over the franchise's AHL team in Bridgeport, promoting the game of hockey in China and spending millions in renovations to the coliseum. On that note, Wang did everything he could to give the Islanders a new home.
Charles Wang Writes Letter To Isles Fans, Vows To Bring Cup To Brooklyn"This franchise is not satisfied with only qualifying for the playoffs because Islanders fans deserve a Stanley Cup," Wang wrote. "We will not stop until this happens and Lord Stanley returns."
New Islanders Owners' Main Goal: Get A 'Fifth Ring'Surrounded by reminders of the team's four straight Stanley Cups in the 1980s, the new partners spoke of a better future for the team that is headed to Brooklyn's Barclays Center next season.
New Islanders Owners Ledecky, Malkin On Mission To Earn Trust Of The FansJonathan 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.
5 Notable Ownership Developments In Islanders HistoryTo 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?
Report: Islanders To Introduce New Owners Next WednesdayThe 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.
Capellini: It Really Is Now Or Never For Islanders Head Coach CapuanoFor 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.
Bettman On WFAN: Islanders Are A Franchise Heading In The Right DirectionAs far as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is concerned, the Islanders have a very bright future.
SEASON PREVIEW: Islanders Out To Leave Lasting Memories In Nassau FinaleThere 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.
Bettman: New Islanders Owners Will Bring In Additional ResourcesJonathan 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.
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.