NHL's Bettman: Get Isles to Brooklyn 'as soon as possible'
commissioner Gary Bettman , echoing Islanders owner Charles Wang 's comments last week, said he would like the Islanders to leave for their new home in Brooklyn "as soon as possible," but said the team is prepared to play out its lease, which expires after Read more »
Charles Wang: Even after move, Isles will be 'part of Long Island'
Wang spoke bluntly and frankly Thursday about the Islanders ' pending move to Brooklyn, but the owner had little to say about the team's recent success on the ice.Why? "I'm not jinxing it; I'm not saying anything," he said, smiling, after his appearance at Read more »
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Things about to get ugly between Nets and Knicks ... on hockey?
The Nets ownership is increasingly interwoven with the Islanders. They don't own any equity stake in Charles Wang's rising NHL team, but the Bruce Ratner - Mikhail Prokhorov combination will be the Islanders landlords in Brooklyn and have taken over the from Nets Daily: For New Jersey Nets Fans Read more »
Capellini: Islanders Must Deviate From Formula And Get Aggressive This Summer
In the coming days, weeks and months media insiders closest to the Islanders will slowly begin to temper fans’ hopes of an about-face from the team’s usual offseason modus operandi. I’m not saying they will be wrong, but I’m ready to imply that they shou from CBS New York Read more »
NHL playoffs: Despite series loss, Islanders in great position for years to come
UNIONDALE, N.Y.—Game 6 of the Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins was the only game in the NHL on Saturday, which means that it drew the undivided attention of the hockey world. What the hockey w from Sporting News Read more »
Atomic interferometry: The function of waves
IN 1887 Albert Michelson and Edward Morley used an interferometer (a device that splits and recombines a beam of waves, to determine whether the recombined beam is still coherent) to measure the speed of light. It was thought at the time that light was t from Economist Read more »
Isles Lose, but Penguins Look Mortal
By Dave Caldwell UNIONDALE, N.Y.—Empty plastic beer bottles pelted the ice as the Pittsburgh Penguins were still celebrating their overtime goal Sunday, followed by fluttering orange rally towels that would do the Islanders no good now. Islanders fans we from Wall Street Journal Read more »