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Should NHL step in to run Islanders?

Now that Charles Wang‘s development efforts surrounding Nassau Coliseum are all but dead, the New York Islanders (NHL) are being run as a minor-league franchise, according to observers. Should the NHL step in to run things on Long Island? That’s the argument advanced by Larry Brooks in his New York Post column, who says the […]

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Hempstead fails to approve Lighthouse project; will Wang be forced to move Islanders?

The impasse over Charles Wang’s proposal for a large development surrounding Nassau Coliseum has been broken by the town of Hempstead — but Hempstead is essentially vetoing the project, and Wang’s plans to subsidize an arena makeover with development money may finally be dead. The background: New York Islanders (NHL) owner Wang has proposed a […]

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