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Simpson: Radar and the Bowtie, Egghead and Lou Loophole

High in the rafters of Nassau Coliseum hang a pair of banners honoring two Islanders legends who never donned the blue and orange: general manager Bill Torrey and coach Al Arbour. Together these two men developed one of the most remarkable dynasties in NHL history—the only US-based franchise to win ...

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Remembering Bill Torrey: His Most Impactful Moments on the Islander Franchise

The hockey world and the New York Islanders family is mourning the loss of Bill Torrey. Torrey, passed away last night at the age of 83 at his home in Florida. Referred to as “The Architect”, Torrey was the Islanders first president and general manager and was with the organization ...

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