Thursday Aug 14
The Globe and Mail
Islanders' losses mount, but owner Charles Wang shows no signs of releasing his grip
Despite enormous losses and a quixotic quest for a better arena, Charles Wang has held onto the New York Islanders as if he had found frackable reserves of natural gas beneath Nassau Coliseum.
Summer Cold: Even more disappointments in Islanders history
The Islanders' return to the playoffs in 2013 got fans' hopes up in a huge way for the first time since... their last return to the playoffs back in 2002.
Stanley Cup of Chowder
Guest Post: Kyle Clauss examines whether Zdeno Chara's number will get retired
Hello, folks. Kyle Clauss sent me this article recently and asked if we'd put it on the site for him.
On GMs and Agents: When it's personal, it's unproductive
Player agents have many tasks. Deciding which teams their clients should consider based on whether the GM is nice shouldn't be one of them.
Sacco joins Bruins coaching staff
Bostonian Joe Sacco had been hired to replace Geoff Ward as one of Claude Julien's three assistants, along with the Dougs, Houda and Jarvis.