Islanders sale details, Mad Mike Milbury blasted, more must-read stories
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 31, 2014
Several folks took issue with Mad Mike, including Paul Bissonnette, who took to Twitter to share a hot sports opinion on Milbury’s broadcasting style. An annotated guide to this morning’s must-read hockey stories: • New details have emerged about the ongoing talks that could result in owner Charles Wang selling the Islanders. We now know the interested party, as well as some of the financial details, which suggests that things are farther along than we imagined during the last week … and explains why Wang was so furious when the story first leaked. • In his Monday morning musings, Jim Matheson considers how far the Ducks might go in pursuit of Ryan Kesler, wonders where Phil Kessel’s been during the Maple Leafs’ slide and looks at some contractual options for the Oilers’ Justin Schultz.
Mike Milbury, Brooks Orpik and the idiocy of retribution
[Ryan Lambert is covering the NCAA hockey tournament for Puck Daddy; What We Learned returns next week.] When does an NHL player have to “answer the bell” and fight to atone for his sins? If he takes liberties with a goalie, like when Milan Lucic freigh…