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Dominik / Lighthouse Hockey 17 hours ago
How Much Will the Islanders Sell For? Less than that, more than this

How Much Will the Islanders Sell For? Less than that, more than this

It's definitely probably between $420 million and $548 million. Does that work for you? The third question around the announcement of the planned New York Islanders sale -- after "Who are these guys?" and "What are they going to do with/to the team?" -- is, "How much are they paying?" (However, I'd argue a more important third question is, "Can they afford what they're paying and still invest in the team?") The answer isn't clear yet. But the Post has some informed speculation: one league source said it would be safe to say it is in the ballpark of $548 million. That was the number...

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