Category Archives: Islanders

Could the Oilers make a major deal with the Islanders

Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun writes that Edmonton Oil Kings captain Griffin Reinhart could be the defenceman Edmonton Oilers are looking for.

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Is there a chance that Tavaras may want to leave the Island?

 

REPORT: ISLANDERS OWNER WANG IN TALKS TO SELL MAJORITY STAKES

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang is talking to potential buyers about selling the majority of stakes in the NHL franchise, TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie reported late Thursday night.

Report: Isles seek first-rounder in MacDonald trade talks

The New York Islanders are asking for a first-round draft pick in trade talks for defenseman Andrew MacDonald, according to the New York Times’ Chris Botta.

Botta reports that there is a “lot of interest” in the pending free agent, but CSNNE.com passes along word that such demands are too rich for the Boston Bruins’ tastes. They might bite on a lesser deal, though.

ISLANDERS’ TAVARES OUT FOR REST OF SEASON WITH KNEE INJURY

The New York Islanders lost their star and captain for the rest of the season because of an injury at the Sochi Games.

“John Tavares has an MCL and meniscus tear in his left knee,” team spokesman Kimber Auerbach wrote in an email Thursday. “He will remain with Team Canada for the remainder of Olympics and return home after for further evaluation.”