Some had watched the game on a classic sports network.
He said the company had decided the sports network was not a strategic fit.
The regional sports networks had revenues of about $65 million.
One of those sports networks has the rights to carry Orioles games through the 2006 season.
The company is now in the business of providing video and audio services to sports networks.
They must only be named so by the Sports Network.
It would be the third Islanders game of four that the sports network has not carried.
Videos of the games come from local stations and regional sports networks.
The deal also includes selected college basketball games on the regional sports networks.
There will be some awkwardness in setting up the regional sports network.