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The New York Islanders Snag Two From The UFA Pool

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, The Islanders waited until Day 2 of free agency to make their splash. It was a double cannonball. After missing out on some top targets on Tuesday, GM Garth Snow landed two quality forwards at once Wednesday afternoon, signing former Leafs wing Nikolai Kulemin to a four-year, $16.75-million deal and center Mikhail Grabovski, late of the Capitals...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Draft Twice in First Round

The New York Islanders were one of few teams to make a trade on the floor during the first day of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Islanders had the fifth overall selection and used it to obtain Michael Dal Colle from the Oshawa Generals (OHL). This was the logical choice for GM Garth Snow as Dal Colle was ranked fifth in TSN’s final draft rankings...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders GM Garth Snow looking to trade

The Islanders have the fifth pick in Friday's draft and, rather than going into draft weekend looking to add to their prospect pool as in years past, Islanders general manager Garth Snow is looking to trade that pick for NHL-ready talent after an unsuccessful season. "We're open to trading the pick for someone we think can come in and help us right away," Snow...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders plan on trading 5th overall draft pick for NHL help

According to Newsday's Arthur Staple, the New York Islanders may own the 5th overall pick in the NHL draft, but they don't plan on using it to draft an 18-year-old: he Islanders have the fifth pick in Friday's draft and, rather than going into draft weekend looking to add to their prospect pool as in years past, Islanders general manager Garth Snow is looking to...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders will select fifth in draft, but GM Garth Snow mulls sending pick to Sabres

The Islanders will select fifth in the 2014 NHL draft after the league's draft lottery was conducted Tuesday night -- unless general manager Garth Snow decides to send that pick to the Sabres to complete the Thomas Vanek trade. The Florida Panthers, who had the second-best percentage to win the lottery, leapfrogged the Sabres to get the No. 1 pick in the June draft. The Isles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio/Video- Garth Snow Talks Thomas Vanek

Garth Snow, GM for the New York Islanders phoned in to Sportsnet's Hockey Central @ Noon show. Snow discussed the trade of Vanek to Montreal and also thought the Islanders had a chance to sign him.
Via Kukla's Korner
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders GM rips IOC after John Tavares' season-ending injury

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow saw his best player John Tavares suffer a season-ending knee injury in Canada’s 2-1 victory over Latvia on Wednesday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Isles are 12 points out of a wild-card playoff spot and are likely destined for another top five NHL draft pick after losing their leading scorer and captain. As expected, Snow...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Garth Snow mulls changes as Islanders try to right ship

Garth Snow flew into Los Angeles on Saturday, along with Islanders owner Charles Wang, to watch the team extend its road losing streak to nine and go winless for the ninth straight game overall. While Snow's players held a closed-door meeting for 10 minutes after the 3-0 loss to the Kings, Snow is pondering any number of changes to his roster and possibly his coaching staff...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Islanders Notebook: Prospect Camp Begins; Defense of Snow Trade Proposal; 8 Players Given Q.O

Photo courtesy of Jason Cohn, Reuters A report from the Columbus Dispatch said that Isles general manager Garth Snow offered the Blue Jackets all of their draft picks in return for the number two overall pick in the draft. There is some dispute as to who the Islanders were going to select with the pick. Some say they were after defenseman Ryan Murray, while others were contesting...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Snow sticks with the plan

Islanders general manager Garth Snow said when the regular season ended that he didn't envision making big personnel changes this summer, despite the team missing the playoffs for the fifth consecutive spring. "We'll go into the draft and free agency with the same mind-set we've had. We'll try to improve the team any way we can, but within the framework of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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