Doug Weight

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Isles Promote Doug Weight, Add Greg Cronin To Coaching Staff

The New York Islanders have promoted Doug Weight to assistant general manager and added Greg Cronin as an assistant to head coach Jack Capuano.

06/17/2014

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Friedman: Is Doug Weight The Answer Behind Islanders’ Bench?

When you start losing games, people start asking questions. And right now, there are several valid questions to ask — including whether or not the head coach will be fired.

12/09/2013

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Gallof: 5 Reasons The Islanders Made The Playoffs

All season I’ve stated the Islanders needed 54 points to make the playoffs. They have used a 7-0-3 run to get there. But where they are now can be attributed to many more factors, all of which had to happen.

04/25/2013

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Gallof: Islanders Are Red, Fans Are Blue, Capuano Has 2 Games To Fix This Losing Stew

He might have just two games to notch a win. No coach lives comfortably with a multi-game losing streak. Seven in a row could be the last straw for Capuano here in Islanders Country.

02/14/2013

Islanders coach Jack Capuano

Islanders’ Coach Jack Capuano Released From Hospital

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano is out of the hospital following surgery to treat kidney stones.

01/20/2013

Jack Capuano

Islanders’ Head Coach Capuano Misses Season Opener

Isles’ coach Jack Capuano missed the Isles’ opening game against the Devils on Saturday night.

01/20/2013

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Clarkson, Devils Hold Off Islanders In Season Opener

David Clarkson scored the winner as the Devils got their season off to an ideal start as they beat the Isles 2-1.

01/19/2013

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Monzo Minor: Free Agents Morrison, Sullivan, Mara Could Help Islanders Over The Hump

Considering the Islanders have not been a very successful franchise the past few seasons, they find themselves in a pretty good spot heading into the offseason and free agency. But they still need a few pieces to go from also-ran to playoff contender.

WFAN–06/28/2011

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Islanders Captain Doug Weight Retires After 19 NHL Seasons

The 40-year-old Weight made the announcement Thursday morning, flanked by Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow and with family, friends and former teammates such as Bill Guerin in attendance.

WFAN–05/26/2011

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New Islanders Captain? Kyle Okposo Signs 5-Year, $14M Extension

Kyle Okposo agreed to a five-year, $14 million deal on Wednesday to stay with the Islanders. With this deal, Okposo — an alternate captain the past two seasons — could become a centerpiece player in the club’s proposed new arena should approval be granted for its construction.

WFAN–05/26/2011

Islanders goaltender Dwayne Roloson

Isles Play Catch-Up All Night, Fall In Montreal

Tomas Plekanec and Jeff Halpern each had a goal and an assist and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three with a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.

WFAN–10/27/2010

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Islanders Sign Doug Weight To 1-Year Deal

Weight and will be playing his 20th NHL season, and his third the Islanders. Last year, the 39-year-old center had one goal and 16 assists in 36 games before he missed the rest of the season with a shoulder injury that required surgery.

WFAN–08/31/2010