(November 18, 2008 – Burbank, CA) – In the rich sports history of New York, the Islanders remain the last professional sports franchise to win 4 consecutive championships. Now for the first time ever, Warner Home Video (WHV) and the National Hockey League (NHL) are teaming to honor the Islanders with the release of “The New York Islanders 10 Greatest Games Collectors Edition” DVD. Loaded with memorable games and championship moments, this 10-disc collector’s set is the perfect addition to the New York sports fan’s DVD library. On March 3rd, 2009, “The New York Islanders 10 Greatest Games Collector’s Edition” DVD will skate into Big Apple stores for a $49.98 SRP. Order due date is January 28, 2009. With a history reaching back to 1972, the New York Islanders have built a rich history of winning that few franchises in any sport have enjoyed. Between the years of 1980 and 1983, the New York Islanders became one of the greatest dynasties the sport has ever seen. Islanders fans will get to re-live some of the unforgettable championship victories and memorable games in “The New York Islanders 10 Greatest Games Collector’s Edition” DVD. This 10-disc set takes fans on a journey through the glory years, highlighting the achievements and memorable moments of Islander legends such as: Bryan Trottier, Mike Bossy, Denis Potvin, Billy Smith, Al Arbour and more! “The Islanders franchise is filled with remarkable history and tradition and WHV is honored to release a DVD that will celebrate the franchises’ greatest accomplishments,” said Eddie Scannell, WHV Director, Sports Marketing. “New York hockey fans will truly cherish this 10-disc collectable set.” The Credits About the NHL The National Hockey League, founded in 1917, is the second-oldest of the four major professional team sports leagues in North America. Today, the NHL consists of 30 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup, with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters. According to a Simmons Market Research study, NHL fans are younger, more educated, more affluent, and access content through digital means more than any other sport. The NHL entertains more than 100 million fans each season in-arena and through its partners in national television (VERSUS, NBC, TSN, CBC, RDS, RIS, NASN, ASN and NHL Network) and radio (Westwood One, Sirius XM Radio and XM Canada). Through the NHL Foundation, the League’s charitable arm, the NHL raises money and awareness for Hockey Fights Cancer and NHL Youth Development, and supports the charitable efforts of NHL players. For more information on the NHL, log on to NHL.com. NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams. All Rights Reserved. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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