Was Jack Capuano the right person to blame for Isles' woes?

In a move that seemed like a long time coming, Jack Capuano was fired as head coach of the New York Islanders. The Islanders have had a rough start to the year, and it looked like at some point they were going to need a scapegoat to pin it all on. General Manager Garth Snow finally had enough and decided to make a move, but the question is, was it the right one? Many will tell...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Garth Snow’s extension-happy ways continue with indefensible Clutterbuck extension

Garth Snow loves long-term extensions, but on Friday, the New York Islanders GM completed a deal which is indefensible. Snow signed forward Cal Clutterbuck to a five-year extension, worth, wait for it – $3.5 million per season. #Isles Transaction: Cal Clutterbuck has agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension. Details: https://t.co/EFfTYBMNQA pic.twitter.com/AQx5kXrFtW...
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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Snow Reiterates Support for Islanders Players and Coaches

Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow reiterated his support of head coach Jack Capuano and the rest of the team on Friday, ahead of New York’s divisional matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins. In a rare appearance in front of reporters, Snow spent 10 minutes answering questions as concerns continue to mount about the Islanders’ season. Despite the team’s struggles to start...
Via Islanders Insight
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders sign Casey Cizikas to absurd five-year deal

Garth Snow has never met a player he didn’t want to sign to a long-term deal. Kidding aside, the New York Islanders general manager inked forward Casey Cizikas to a five-year deal, worth $16.75 million, reports Arthur Staple of Newsday Sports. The contract averages out to $3.35 million per season and will keep the 25-year-old under contract until the 2020-21 season. It’s an...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Can Thomas Greiss keep the Islanders rolling?

Throughout their season, the New York Islanders have had a two-headed monster in net with Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss basically splitting starts. With 18 games remaining and right smack in the middle of a playoff race, that monster lost one of its heads after Halak left Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a lower-body injury that will sideline him for a minimum...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Eight Reasons Garth Snow May Not Have Made a Move Yet

Eight Reasons Garth Snow May Not Have Made a Move Yet The New York Islanders are still in a good position as far as the Metropolitan Division standings are concerned, but the good times are slowly slipping away from this young club. The good news is, aside from the Pittsburgh Penguins, the closest Metro Division teams aren’t playing their best hockey either. In the Atlantic, Tampa...
Via Islanders Insight
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Isles GM Snow on Ho-Sang: 'It's time to grow up'

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow didn't take too kindly to the events that led to prospect Joshua Ho-Sang's dismissal from his first day of training camp."Enough with the bull. It's time to grow up," Snow told Arthur Staple of Newsday of the 19-year-old Ho-Sang, who admitted that he overslept and missed the shuttle to the ice. "He's obviously very talented, but talent...
Via FOX Sports
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Isles GM Garth Snow tells Josh Ho-Sang it’s time to grow up

Josh Ho-Sang’s training camp stay with the New York Islanders ended before it ever began. The 19-year-old was dismissed by the Isles after oversleeping and missing the shuttle to the team’s first day of camp. Isles GM Garth Snow had some critical and direct words for the youngster following the incident. Snow’s comments, via Newsday: “Enough with the bull. It’s time to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Snow, Islanders Are Winners At 2015 NHL Draft

It was supposed to be a quiet process at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft for the New York Islanders, who entered the weekend with five draft picks, none of them in the first two rounds. Instead, Islanders general manager Garth Snow proved, once again, that he had a few surprises up his sleeve and made the Islanders winners, once again, on draft day. Through the first-half of the first...
Via Islanders Insight
June 27, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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