Effective Thursday, July 1, the New York Islanders are not making the following announcements:
1. Zdeno Chara has been traded for a combination of first round picks and/or prospects.
2. Ilya Kovalchuk has been traded for a full second line complement of forwards.
3. Larry Robinson has been resigned to a long term deal.
4. Michael Mears, Assistant GM, will be with the team through 2011.
5. Each paying customer at 2010-2011 Islanders home games will receive two free (Canadian) beers when they present the ticket stub at any tavern on Long Island.
6. Kevin Fuhr, former Sabres GM, has resigned to take a job as the Islanders new mascot.  (see below)

7. The New York Islanders are raising ticket prices by $10 per ticket.