Jack Capuano Will Return Next Season as Islanders Head Coach

PHOTO COURTESY: JIM MCISAAC/NEWSDAY If Jack Capuano was worried about his job security, he got some reassuring news from Islanders owner Garth Snow this week. Snow told Arthur Staple of Newsday that Capuano will return next season for the Islanders.  The Islanders are currently 34-37-11 and are holding firm to last place in the Metropolitan Division. Garth Snow tells Newsday that...
Via New York Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Now What New York Islanders?

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, Jack Capuano said he wants to see a little more effort from the few veterans still left on the active roster for Sunday's season finale here. "I would hope they're aware," Capuano said of the evaluations he, his coaching staff and general manager Garth Snow are performing on what remains of the team that muddled through this...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Rumor: Charles Wang looking to sell club

Charles Wang, the owner of the New York Islanders, has entered into talks with interested parties, who have not been identified, to sell his majority stake in the club.Wang has been the majority owner of the Islanders since 2004, when he bought out former partner Sanjay Kumar, and has presided over the least productive era of this once storied franchise. The Islanders have had...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders have tough decision when it comes to draft

The New York Islanders and namely general manager Garth Snow took a pretty good beating from fans and media in the wake of the trade deadline. A lot of that has to do with the return for Thomas Vanek, who the team shipped to the Montreal Canadiens for prospect Sebastian Collberg and a second-round pick. Compounding the perceived sub-par return for the top trade chip on the market...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 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

James Tanner: Cut Garth Snow Some Slack and Other Trade Deadline Thoughts

Twitter:Coyotes1234 The hockey world is aghast at the paltry return Garth Snow and the Islanders received for Tomas Vanek, but they shouldn't be. It's real easy to say that he gave up a potentially huge first round pick and failed to recoup it and thus the whole thing is a total unmitigated disaster. The pick is protected and the Islanders can elect to keep it this...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders’ GM: “Are the IIHF or IOC going to reimburse our season ticket holders now?”

New York Islanders’ GM Garth Snow is far from happy about the team losing its captain John Tavares for the season, but perhaps most of all, Snow is angry with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Islanders GM did not shy away from his frustrations with Tavares’ injury and the IOC. “Are the IIHF or IOC going to reimburse our season ticket holders now?” said Snow...
Via New York Sports-Kings
February 20, 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

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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