Post Tagged with: "Garth Snow"

Garth Snow has many options to test out before having to rely on a trade deadline deal to fix his team, so what are the chances that he tries to help his team via an outside replacement? (Michael Hirschbein/Islanders University)

Analyzing Isles GM Garth Snow’s Past Drafts

Looking Back This is the first time in a long while that the New York Islanders will not be part of the major headlines come draft day. Fans of the […]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Could We See Phil Kessel in Brooklyn next Season?

Rumors surrounding Phil Kessel and his future with the Toronto Maple Leafs has been running rampant for a while now. There have been some who speculated that, with their deep farm […]

(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL General Manager of the Year Award Is Meaningless

There is no question general managers Bob Murray (Ducks), Glen Sather (Rangers), and Steve Yzerman (Lightning) are good at their respective jobs. With each of the three still alive in […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Johnny Boychuk (BridgetDS/Flickr)

How Much Did The Boston Bruins Miss Johnny Boychuk?

When the Boston Bruins traded away Johnny Boychuk back in October, it felt like a slap in the face. The 31-year-old defenseman was shipped to the New York Islanders for […]

Jack Capuano has never given up on the Islanders, and he - as well as the Islanders' front office - is starting to see his hard work finally paying off on a consistent basis. (Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE)

Will the Islanders Make a Coaching Change?

Throughout the regular season you probably would’ve been called crazy by numerous people if you suggested the Islanders should make a coaching change.  After all, the team did have their […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Solid offensively, more than reliable and trustworthy on the defensive side of the puck, special teams weapon. How can one begin to gauge Nielsen's worth? (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders

When The Hockey Writers spoke with New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen three weeks ago his team was in a far more comfortable playoff position than they are at press […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Michael Grabner is always a threat for a breakaway when he is on the ice and has been a big reason for New York's success this season. (Icon SMI)

Are Michael Grabner’s Islander Days Numbered?

Michael Grabner arrived with the Islanders in time for the 2010/2011 NHL season after the team claimed him on waivers from the Florida Panthers.  Grabner burst on the scene in […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Andrew Hammond revitalized the Senators' playoff hopes in 2014-15. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 5 Feel-Good Stories of the NHL Season

The 2014-15 NHL season is not yet over, but fans have been treated to their fair share of exciting storylines so far, both good and bad. The Bill Masterton Memorial […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, News
Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

How Important Is Jaroslav Halak for the Islanders?

One major issue the Islanders had in their playoff series two years ago with Pittsburgh was the inability for the team to get a big save when they needed it.  It […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy were some of Garth Snow's biggest hauls during the 2014 offseason, and they have certainly paid their dividends. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Boychuk Signing Adds to Changing Isles Perception

A couple of weeks ago, the Islanders made headlines signing Nick Leddy to a 7 year extension worth 5.5 million per season.  While they were given praise for the contract, […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Garth Snow had plenty of reasons to smile during the NHL draft as he went from not having a first-round pick to walking away with two prized new prospects thanks to a couple of clever trades.

Why Garth Snow’s Trade Deadline Was A Success

After much speculation, the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline went by relatively quietly for Garth Snow and the New York Islanders. Making a goalie swap that saw Chad Johnson traded to the […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Garth Snow had plenty of reasons to smile during the NHL draft as he went from not having a first-round pick to walking away with two prized new prospects thanks to a couple of clever trades.

Islanders Add Depth on Deadline Day

With the trade deadline having passed yesterday, the Islanders were in an unfamiliar spot.  They were looking to add to their team for a playoff push as they look to […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders