Post Tagged with: "Garth Snow"

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 […]

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
The New York Islanders didn't need to make any immediate moves during this deadline day, but the moves that they made solidified their team nonetheless.

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
The New York Islanders didn't need to make any immediate moves during this deadline day, but the moves that they made solidified their team nonetheless.

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
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)

Will Johnny Boychuk Be an Islander Long Term?

From the time the Islanders acquired Johnny Boychuk on October 4th, skeptics were raising questions as to if the Islanders would be able to keep the defenseman past this season. […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Would Phil Kessel To Islanders Work?

Over the last several weeks, hockey fans have undoubtedly acquainted themselves with the struggles of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Having lost 11 straight games before downing the Edmonton Oilers on […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
Led by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares, the New York Islanders have been a resilient bunch, and it has helped them become one of the most successful teams in the NHL. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Does Okposo Injury Change Islanders’ Trade Deadline Targets?

Any hockey fan will tell you that it’s absolutely devastating when one’s team loses a key player during an important stretch of the regular season – and that’s precisely the […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Has the Isles Top Line Found Their Missing Link?

For years, the debate among fans has been the need to get players who can play with John Tavares and compliment his game.  For a while, Matt Moulson filled that […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Is Jack Capuano the coach to lead the Islanders on a deep Stanley Cup Playoffs run? That's anyone's best guess right now, and only time will tell if Capuano will be the coach to lead the Islanders to Lord Stanley's Cup. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Jack Capuano: From The Hot Seat To The Top Seat

Ever since replacing Scott Gordon as head coach of the New York Islanders in November 2010, Jack Capuano’s fate with the Isles has been somewhat of a question mark. Guiding […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 6 comments · New York Islanders