Archive for July, 2011

Future of the Islanders hangs in the balance of Aug. 1 vote (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 July, 2011, 11:03 am

This is what the new Nassau Coliseum could look like if voters in Nassau County vote “yes” on Monday to a proposed referendum that would see a $350-million redevelopment for a new arena and $50-million for a minor league baseball … Continue reading ?

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Puck Headlines: Kovalev to the KHL; Winnipeg: The Hockey Song (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 July, 2011, 11:29 am

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. • The Winnipeg Jets’ AHL team in St. John’s revealed today that … Continue …

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Taxes already high, NYers to vote on arena plan (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 July, 2011, 10:55 am

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Residents who pay some of the highest property taxes in America are being asked to approve a plan to borrow US$400 million to construct a new hockey arena and minor league ballpark.

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Taxes already high, NYers to vote on arena plan (AP)

By at 29 July, 2011, 10:50 am

Residents who pay some of the highest property taxes in America are being asked to approve a plan to borrow $400 million to construct a new hockey arena and minor league ballpark. The midsummer referendum in New York’s Nassau County, which is already s…

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Devils deal veteran Rolston ()

By at 29 July, 2011, 2:55 am

The New Jersey Devils opened up some salary cap room on Thursday by dealing veteran forward Brian Rolston to the New York Islanders.

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Devils deal veteran Rolston (The StarPhoenix)

By at 29 July, 2011, 2:55 am

The New Jersey Devils opened up some salary cap room on Thursday by dealing veteran forward Brian Rolston to the New York Islanders.

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Canucks, Hansen agree to 3-year deal (CBC.ca)

By at 28 July, 2011, 5:34 pm

The Vancouver Canucks and Jannik Hansen have avoided arbitration, with the club announcing a three-year contract Thursday.

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NHL Notebook:Islanders acquire Rolston from Devils (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 July, 2011, 4:15 pm

The New York Islanders acquired Brian Rolston and a 2012 conditional draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Trent Hunter, it was announced Thursday. The move frees up a lot of cap space for the Devils. Rolston, 38, comes with a cap hit o…

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Isles acquire Rolston from Devils for Hunter (The Canadian Press)

By at 28 July, 2011, 3:10 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – In a move that helps both teams in regard to salaries, the New Jersey Devils acquired forward Trent Hunter from the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Brian Rolston on Thursday.

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Devils ship F Rolston to Islanders for F Hunter (AP)

By at 28 July, 2011, 2:53 pm

In a move that helps both teams in regard to salaries, the New Jersey Devils acquired forward Trent Hunter from the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Brian Rolston on Thursday. Hunter, 31, spent nine seasons with the Islanders, compiling 99 go…

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