Report: Wang ‘furious’ over report he’s exploring sale of Isles


From SportsBusiness Journal’s Chris Botta, after it was reported late last night by TSN’s Bob McKenzie that Islanders owner Charles Wang was exploring a sale of his majority share in the franchise:

With the Isles preparing to move to Brooklyn in 2015 to play in the Barclays Center, there has been speculation that Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov could be a potential purchaser of the hockey club. However, a spokesman for the Russian billionaire relayed to the same message from 2011, when Prokhorov apparently said he had “no interest in purchasing another team at this time.” (He said something similar in 2012.)