Former New York Islanders General Manager Bill Torrey Passes Away at 83

The New York Islanders announced via Twitter that legendary Islanders general manager Bill Torrey has passed away at age 83. The cause of death is not known at this time. Islanders GM and NHL Hall of Famer Bill Torrey Dies Torrey served as the architect of the Islanders dynasty teams as GM from their inception in 1972 until 1992. Torrey was the first hire for the Islanders. He also served as president of the Islanders from 1980 to 1989.  Additionally, as the chairman of the board between 1989 and 1992. He is best known for his leadership during the...

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