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Garth Snow

Born:July 28, 1969Draft:1987, Quebec Nordiques, #114 Overall
Hometown:Wrentham, MA, USAPosition:G
Known For:Oversized goalie padsShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:USA

Garth E. Snow (born July 28, 1969) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender and former general manager, president and alternate governor of the 

New York Islanders of the NHL.

Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in the sixth round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, Snow began his NHL career in the 1993–94 season, playing for the Nordiques, Vancouver CanucksPittsburgh Penguins, and New York Islanders, with which he retired with after the 2005–06 season. He was inducted into the Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019.

Garth Snow New York Islanders
Garth Snow, New York Islanders (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

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Staff History

  • New York Islanders- General Manager 2006-2018
  • Bridgeport Sound Tigers- General Manager 2006-2018
  • New York Islanders- President 2013-2018
  • New York Jr. Islanders (QC Int PW)- Assistant Coach 2015-2020
  • P.A.L. Junior Islanders 15U AAA (USPHL 15U)- Head Coach 2020-2021
  • Long Island Mavericks U16 (WYC U16)- Head Coach 2020-2021


  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 1990-1991
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Goaltender of the Year 1991-1992
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team 1991-1992
  • NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team 1992-1993
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All Tournament Team 1992-1993
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 1992-1993
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Goaltender of the Year 1992-1993
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team 1992-1993
  • AHL Most Wins (32) 1994-1995
  • AHL Player of the Week (Mar. 19) 1994-1995