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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...
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January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Islanders fire head coach Jack Capuano after mediocre start to season

After winning a playoff round for the first time in 23 years last spring, there were great expectations for the New York Islanders this season to go above and beyond that new benchmark. But after a mediocre 17-17-8 start to the season, they have fired longtime head coach Jack Capuano. Assistant GM and former Isle Doug Weight will be the interim coach the rest of the season. Islanders...
Via The Comeback
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season

The New York Islanders have fired coach Jack Capuano. Assistant general manager/coach Doug Weight will serve as Capuano's interim replacement. GM Garth Snow announced the move Tuesday. The Islanders were 17-17-8 and are in last place in the Eastern Conference with 42 points. This was Capuano's seventh season as Islanders coach. New York went 227-192-64 under Capuano and made...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Coach Jack Capuano goes off on disappointing New York Islanders

The last time the Florida Panthers visited Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, on April 24, the New York Islanders clinched their first playoff series win in 23 years. Things were looking up. The Brooklyn crowd reached a fever pitch, bringing a playoff atmosphere fans did not think would travel well from the hallowed grounds of Uniondale’s Nassau Coliseum. Though the Islanders fell...
Via The Comeback
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Going full Capuano, fluking Blue Jackets and ranking Thanksgiving sides

It’s Thanksgiving week, so what would a hockey mailbag be without rankings of Thanksgiving side dishes? What does Jack Capuano have to do get fired? And if NHL players were super heroes, who would they be? Let’s pour gravy on this thing and get started. 1. What does Jack Capuano have to do to get fired? How many games in a row does he have to lose for the Islanders to pull the...
Via The Comeback
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Is Jack Capuano on the Hot Seat?

Fans have long questioned the decisions Islanders’ head coach Jack Capuano has made over the years. There has been some success, though; the Islanders have made the playoffs the last three out of four seasons with last year’s first round series win the first since 1993. But now, with back-to-back 100-point seasons behind them and an underperforming roster over the team’s first...
Via Islanders Insight
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders coach Jack Capuano frustrated over Game 3 finish

It’s easy to make a case that the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are the toughest to predict of the four major sports and also the most fun to watch. Eight seeds have won it all and it’s not uncommon for a series to go six or seven games. As a result, when a game is in overtime and can end at any second, it puts a little extra salt in the wound when a foul against your team isn’t...
Via The Comeback
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders call out 'awful' ice at the Barclays Center

Things aren’t pretty inside the Barclays Center. As the New York Islanders attempt to close the year out strong and claim a playoff spot, the ice at the Barclays Center has become a huge issue which has the club talking. Following a recent win in the shootout against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Isles discussed the awful ice conditions. Via the New York Post, Kyle Okposo had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders coach wants to make some roster changes

The New York Islanders have played some decent hockey this season, which has been good enough to keep them in the thick of the playoff picture. However, their play hasn’t been good enough to keep pace with the red-hot Capitals, and it hasn’t been good enough to create some breathing room in the crowded Eastern Conference. Head coach Jack Capuano has recognized the good play...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Moore’s Winter of Fun Includes Guest Jack Capuano From New York Islanders (Video)

Charlie Moore‘s Winter of Fun continues this month on NESN and some fantastic guests will be joining the mad fisherman for a day on the water and great sports talk. University of Maine alum and current head coach of the New York Islanders Jack Capuano invites Charlie up to his hometown for some exciting bass fishing. Charlie discusses the sports rivalry between New York and Boston...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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