A lawsuit was filed against New York Islanders owner Charles Wang on Monday, claiming he backed out of an agreement to sell the team.
The New York Islanders reportedly made competitive offers to Brad Richards, Thomas Vanek, Jarome Iginla, and Dan Boyle, but all of them chose to sign elsewhere.
The New York Islanders have acquired the 28th pick in the first round from Tampa Bay for the 35th and 57th picks.
The New York Islanders having gotten any offers for the fifth overall pick that were strong enough to entice GM Garth Snow.
GM Garth Snow said that the New York Islanders fifth overall pick is in play as the team needs a top notch blueliner and winger.
The New York Islanders have hired Greg Cronin as an assistant coach.
Doug Weight has been promoted to assistant general manager of the New York Islanders.
The New York Islanders will keep their first round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman spoke on Tuesday and said that Islanders owner Charles Wang is still debating what move he wants to make with regards to the possible sale of the team.
The New York Islanders will participate in a preseason game at Barclays Center on Sept. 26.
The New York Islanders have to decide whether or not to allow the Buffalo Sabres to take their 2014 first round pick to complete the Tomas Vanek trade.
Islanders GM Garth Snow said that Jack Capuano will be back behind the bench next season.
The New York Islanders have finished their home schedule with a 13-19-9 record.
Rookie mistakes plagued the Islanders in their 4-3 loss to the Sharks on Friday night.