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Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died in Oyster Bay, New York, said his attorney John McEntee in an emailed statement. A cause of death was not disclosed. Wang “was an entrepreneur, visionary, author, and philanthropist but will be remembered most affectionately by those who knew ...

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Leafs deal Matt Martin to Islanders for minor-league goalie Eamon McAdam

Matt Martin is going back to the New York Islanders. The Toronto Maple Leafs have dealt the feisty forward to the Islanders, who drafted the Windsor, Ont., native in 2008. The Leafs get minor-league goalie Eamon McAdam in the deal. Rob Pizzo breaks down how the Leafs were able to get the biggest free agent on the market, at a ...

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Islanders clean house, fire coach Doug Weight, GM Garth Snow

Lou Lamoriello moved quickly to shake up the New York Islanders by firing general manager Garth Snow and coach Doug Weight and naming himself the team’s new GM just two weeks after taking over as president of hockey operations. Lamoriello announced the moves Tuesday that begin to reshape the organization in his image, two weeks to the day ownership said ...

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Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joined the New York Islanders on Tuesday and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The 75-year-old Lamoriello will hold the title of president of hockey operations. Son Chris Lamoriello has been the team’s assistant general manager since 2016. He comes to a team that has missed the playoffs eight of the last 12 ...

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Norfolk Islanders capture bronze medal on Aussie mainland

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) They did it for themselves, their families and – most of all – their island. Norfolk Island, boasting just 18 athletes at these Commonwealth Games, won bronze in the lawn bowls men’s triples competition Sunday and, fittingly, with some of their famous trees in the backdrop. It was just the second Commonwealth Games med… FOX Sports ...

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