Quote of the Day

"I love the hockey part of it. I love the Islanders. I don’t like all the other bullshit that went with it."
-- Islanders Owner Charles Wang, on whether if he liked being a owner, citing all the government issues surrounding ownership. (THE DAILY)
Thursday April 18, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 155 Print This Issue

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  • Show Of Strength

    Attendance for last night's Sabres-Bruins game was tabbed at 17,565 people

    Last night's Sabres-Bruins game at TD Garden was the "first massive public gathering in Boston" since Monday's marathon bombings, and it was "a proud return for Boston fans," according to Kevin Paul Dupont of the BOSTON GLOBE. The sellout crowd of 17,565 "streamed into the building beginning at 6 p.m., the start of an expanded 90-minute window that allowed security guards to process everyone through the wickets." The evening "fast developed as one part hockey game and equal part city statement of patriotism and pride." The large videoboard over center ice "began to flip through still photographs of Monday's unspeakable torment." Anthem singer Rene Rancourt stepped out "to his well-worn turf just beyond the Zamboni entrance" to begin singing ...

  • Go Down In History

    Ricketts could receive large tax breaks if Wrigley Field gets designated a federal landmark.

  • Feeling Fine

    Paul Allen discusses his health, reiterates no plan to sell Blazers.

  • An Icy Reception?

    Will multiple outdoor games reduce the appeal of NHL's annual Winter Classic?

  • Waiting On A Friend

    49ers' York says no timeline for stadium naming-rights deal.

  • Getting Off Light

    Should MLB and the MLBPA take steps to punish players arrested for drunk driving?

  • Beachfront Property

    Official denies Long Beach Grand Prix is for sale despite reports of interested buyers.

  • Due For An Oil Change

    Oilers' Lowe apologizes for comments critical of fanbase.

  • Bright Lights, Big City

    Nets see huge attendance gains for first year at Barclays.

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