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TSN’s McKenzie drops an Islander bombshell

I was perusing Twitter when I saw this:


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  Tags: charles+wang, new+york+islanders


Hank1974's avatar

Not at all a surprise.
Wang only purchased the team as leverage to build up the riverside of Long Island.
Once that new arena and district were kiboshed by city council, there was no reason to keep the team.

I don’t think Wang knew, or cared anything about hockey.
If he did, then he’s a terrible businessman. If he had 1 hockey brain-cell, he would have known better than to employ both Milbury and Snow for as long as he did/has.

Posted by Hank1974 on 03/28/14 at 07:46 AM ET

TreKronor's avatar

I think there is some serious potential with this team; if I had a couple million bucks, I’d consider it.

Posted by TreKronor on 03/28/14 at 09:05 AM ET

Hank1974's avatar

I agree TreKronor.
That’s why I feel bad for the few true Long Island fans.
This team is going to eventually make some waves and become a serious contender. The problem is they’ll be in Brooklyn by that time.

Posted by Hank1974 on 03/28/14 at 09:07 AM ET

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