Winners, losers in NBC Sports’ 2016-17 NHL TV schedule (Puck Daddy)

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 21, 2016 at 3:54 pm

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Islanders planning Brooklyn escape to Queens: Report (Puck Daddy)

Are the New York Islanders planning their escape from Barclays Center? The Islanders are in talks with the Wilpon family, owners of the New York Mets, about building an arena adjacent to Citi Field in Queens, according to sports columnist Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg News, who is the first mainstream source to report rumors that have been kicking around New York recently.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 21, 2016 at 1:04 pm

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LaBarbera joins Hitmen staff; NHL17 build your own brand (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

First day of filming and @NHL #mascotmeetings is under way. • The London Knights and Windsor Spitfires are teaming up in order to earn a bid for the 2019 World Juniors. • The offseason moves of the Carolina Hurricanes have created a surge in season ticket sales for the team.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 20, 2016 at 2:32 pm

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Capitals re-sign Johansson to $13.75M, 3-year deal (The Associated Press)

Marcus Johansson was back in Toronto for another arbitration hearing with the Washington Capitals, but this time he didn't have to go through with it. Hours before Johansson and the Capitals were set to go to arbitration for the second time, they agreed on a $13.75 million, three-year deal. Johansson got as close as the entrance to the hotel where NHL arbitration cases are heard before the deal got done.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 20, 2016 at 1:39 pm

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New Islanders owner still trying to figure out Brooklyn (Puck Daddy)

New York Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky, who along with Scott Malkin formally took over the team at the beginning of July, says a lot of things you want to hear. Like how he physically reacts to reading complaints from players’ wives about Barclays Center. You can read more from Ledecky with the Daily News and Newsday, as he held some media availability this week.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 15, 2016 at 11:51 am

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Bruins visit China; Cherry on Tenors; Conacher back in Tampa (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Bruins

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 14, 2016 at 12:17 pm

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NHL Las Vegas team name McPhee as first general manager (Reuters)

(Reuters) - The NHL's new Las Vegas franchise named George McPhee as their first ever general manager on Wednesday as the expansion teamcontinues to build towards their debut in the 2017-18 season. Las Vegas received approval to become the NHL's 31st team on June 22 but is thus far without a team name or logo. McPhee will now be tasked with stitching together a roster from scratch.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 14, 2016 at 1:22 am

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Ledecky glad for transition time to ownership of Islanders (The Associated Press)

Jon Ledecky values the two-year transition period he and Scott Malkin had before taking over control of the New York Islanders this month. Ledecky visited every NHL arena and met with about 20 team presidents, picking their brains about the best practices in running their franchises. ''Having those two years to learn and do that was very helpful,'' Ledecky said Wednesday at a luncheon with local media.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 13, 2016 at 7:33 pm

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McPhee named first GM of new NHL Vegas club (AFP)

The National Hockey League's newest expansion franchise may not have a nickname or a logo just yet but they do have general manager. George McPhee, who led the Washington Capitals to the Stanley Cup final in his first season as GM there, was named the first general manager of the Las Vegas NHL team on Wednesday. "Our mission here is clear: we're going to build an organization and a team that people in Nevada and Las Vegas are going to be proud of," McPhee said at a press conference in Las Vegas.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 13, 2016 at 7:11 pm

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Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires George McPhee as GM (The Associated Press)

As general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise, George McPhee wants to build a team that will entertain fans in a unique market and bring hockey's hallowed trophy to the desert sooner rather than later. Named the first GM in franchise history Wednesday, the seasoned McPhee had the deep resume to convince owner Bill Foley to choose him from among seven candidates. Now it's up to him to build Las Vegas from scratch to begin play in 2017-18, a task he knows won't be easy.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News on July 13, 2016 at 7:04 pm

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