10-year change in attendance:
-2.40% (eighth biggest decline in NHL) W-L record 10 years:
316-322-30-70 (fourth worst in NHL) Operating income (2010):
-$4 million Year founded:
$151 million (fifth least valuable in NHL)
The New York Islanders have the fourth-worst record in the NHL over the past 10 seasons, winning just 316 of their 738 games in regulation time. On top of this, the Islanders compete in a regional market with the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils. Both teams have had far greater success and are profitable. In 2001, the Islanders netted a profit of $1 million, compared to $6 million by the Devils and $60 million by the Rangers. Since that year, the franchise has failed to make a profit, losing $64 million cumulatively through 2010.
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