What’s Next for Lamoriello and Islanders?
The fallout from the exits of Garth Snow and Doug Weight from the Islanders‘ high command — if nothing else — proves that Lou Lamoriello now has full power to rebuild the Islanders’ organization with his fingerprints all over it. Lou will hire a head coach, will personally pick the under-staff and, perhaps, the other […]
Exit Snow-Weight; Who Replaces Them?
Lou Lamoriello‘s double-edged axe has fallen on Garth Snow and Doug Weight. The new Islanders boss waited a mere two weeks before ousting the club’s general manager and head coach. [Read Official Press Release] Guessing on the replacements begins now with Barry Trotz a possibility if — as rumored — his contract is not re-upped, […]
Garth Snow and Doug Weight Relieved of Duties
*Courtesy New York Islanders* New York Islanders President of Hockey Operations, Lou Lamoriello announced today that Garth Snow and Doug Weight have been relieved of their duties. Lamoriello will take over the responsibilities of General Manager and immediately begin the process to find the team’s next Head Coach. “The New York Islanders would like to […]
Maven’s Ravin’: 31 Things You Should Know About the Upcoming Free Agent Frenzy
@StanFischler 1. No matter where he goes, Steven Stamkos will wind up by being the richest player in hockey by the first puck-drop in October. 2. If I’m Lightning G.M. Steve Yzerman, I’d walk away from Stamkos and wish him the same kind of “good luck” that Islander G.M. Garth Snow did for his once-beloved […]
Islanders: GM Garth Snow Views Past, Present And Isles Future
@StanFischler Getting to the second playoff round is not equated with winning the Stanley Cup and nobody knows that better than Garth Snow. Reaching hockey’s Supreme Silverware remains the primary goal of the Islanders GM. But to do that, there are more immediate challenges to meet. Signing one, two or all three of his unrestricted […]
Isles Go For High-End Talent During 2014 Draft
@StanFischler Garth Snow emerged with two high-end wingers on the first day, Michael Dal Colle and Joshua Ho-Sang. Each has high-end creativity, offensive skill sets and scoring abilities. Snow – picking fifth overall — followed the gospel of The Games’ bible, The Hockey News, which recommended Dal Colle, a left winger, for that slot. […]