Post Tagged with: "Garth Snow"

Joe Thornton is three points shy of 1000 and has a chance to shoot for the milestone tonight vs the Kings.

Joe Thornton: Hall of Famer or Average Joe?

Most of you reading this may be too young to remember but way back when Joe Thornton was the number one overall pick at the 1997 NHL Draft by the […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Breaking Down the Blue Line: A Look at the Islanders Defense

Going into the 2014-15 NHL season, the New York Islanders seem to be a team on the rise. With a deep prospect system in place and recent additions to the […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Sean Couturier has carried over his play from late November into early December, and fantasy managers should take note. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Metropolitan Rivals: Isles Turn Up Heat On Stagnant Flyers

The team that was once synonymous for handing Rick DiPietro an egregious 15-year, $67.5 million contract is no longer the punch line to the common hockey joke. The New York […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Summer of Snow: Grading Garth Snow’s Islanders Free Agency

Since the start of the offseason (and even before that) Garth Snow has been working the phones for the Islanders and making moves. So far, he has brought in six […]

Dan Boyle joins a slew of defenseman who can score (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

Islanders Acquire Veteran Defenseman Dan Boyle

Garth Snow, making moves and headlines. Islanders have traded a 2015 5th round pick to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the right to negotiate with the 37 year […]

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Jack Capuano is Officially on the Hot Seat

While the NHL playoffs have yet to even end, Jack Capuano is officially on the hot seat. How do I know? The Halak trade says it all. When Peter Laviolette […]

Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Should The New York Islanders Retain Evgeni Nabokov?

With news coming out that the New York Islanders traded a fourth round pick to the Washington Capitals for the rights to Jaroslav Halak, Islanders country is probably anxious to […]

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Marc Bergevin – Montreal’s Newest Home Run Hitter

Yes Habs nation, even though your team lost their first two games since acquiring Thomas Vanek, the trade was still a good one! Remember what Carey Price said during the […]

by · March 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Vanek was a key piece for the Minnesota Wild in free agency. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

For Islanders, it’s No Time to Vanek

When the New York Islanders made a trade for star forward, Thomas Vanek, on October 27, 2013, they were hoping that they had finally found the missing piece to their […]

by · February 28, 2014 · 3 comments · New York Islanders, NHL Rumors
Three NHL GMs Who Shouldn’t Have a Happy New Year

Three NHL GMs Who Shouldn’t Have a Happy New Year

The New Year: Good times and high hopes. Yes, year after year the 1st of January rings in a sense of renewal. It’s a chance to start anew and get […]

by · December 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
He may not have tried to, but Thomas Vanek ruined the Toronto Maple Leafs' trade deadline (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

How Can the Islanders be 9 Points Out of a Playoff Spot?

Nearly half way into the 2013-2014 NHL season and the New York Islanders find themselves just 9 points out of the automatic playoff spot that will go to the top […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Rumor mills, as usual, have been rumbling, but it's anyone's best guess if the New York Islanders will trade anyone from their active roster. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

What’s Missing for the New York Islanders?

It took the Islanders five tries in December to find a win and snap a 10 game losing streak. This is the same team that had a series tied 2-2 […]

by · December 12, 2013 · 9 comments · New York Islanders