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Islanders head coach Jack Capuano (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Capuano Spared Means Snow Knows He Failed The Islanders

Don’t look so down, Jack. You get to keep your job. You have basically been cleared of wrongdoing. Garth has rightly jumped on the grenade.

04/16/2014

Head coach Jack Capuano of the New York Islanders gestures from the bench as he speaks in front of Josh Bailey #12 in third-period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on March 4, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Garth Snow: Isles Will Retain Jack Capuano As Head Coach

“Cappy will be back,” Snow said. “If we have an opportunity to add to our staff, the way we’d look to add a player, then we’ll do that. But I don’t expect to change the current staff.”

04/14/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Better Get It Right For Fans Before Bolting Coliseum

It’s almost astounding how quickly the tides turned; how fast chants of “We Want Playoffs!” were replaced with “Fire Cappy!” and “Sell Wang Sell!” and how suddenly everything went wrong.

04/10/2014

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Friedman: A Realistic Guide To Fixing The Islanders

I don’t need to sit here and tell you about everything that’s gone wrong with the Islanders this season, but I will tell you this: By no means is this team completely lost.

03/20/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fed Up Islanders Fans Set To Lodge Protest Against Front Office Saturday

The popular fan website http://www.islesnation.net is organizing a protest of Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow during the team’s home game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum.

03/11/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Are Creeping Up On A Point Of No Return With Their Fans

It’s getting more and more difficult to convince anyone that perception of the Islanders is any different than their true reality.

03/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Friedman: How And Why The Islanders Failed On Trade Deadline Day

For a franchise that’s had several low points over the past two decades, March 5, 2014, might’ve been the lowest from an emotional perspective.

03/06/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Islanders Trade Vanek To Canadiens For Conditional Draft Pick And Prospect

The Islanders knew for some time they had to trade Thomas Vanek. On Wednesday they put a daring-yet-failed move behind them.

03/05/2014

Islanders center John Tavares, second from left, celebrates with teammates Jonathan Toews, left, Sidney Crosby and Matt Duchene, right, following Canada’s win over Sweden in the gold-medal match at the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 23, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Islanders Catch A Huge Break: Tavares Will Not Require Surgery On Left Knee

The Islanders’ franchise player will require eight to 12 weeks of rehab, but should be able to participate in offseason workouts leading up to training camp in September.

02/25/2014

John Tavares and Islanders General Manager Garth Snow, right, speak to the media during a press conference to announce Tavares had signed a six-year contract extension on Sept. 15, 2011 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Islanders)

Capellini: Garth Going To Bat For Islanders Season-Ticket Holders Is Hysterical

Garth Snow is angry, and understandably so. But the words that came out of his mouth on Thursday regarding the shocking injury that ended John Tavares’ Olympics and, more importantly, his season with the Islanders, were misguided.

02/21/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Isles GM Garth Snow Blasts IIHF, IOC Following Tavares’ Season-Ending Injury

“Are the IIHF or IOC going to reimburse our season-ticket holders now? It’s a joke,” Snow said. “They want all the benefits from NHL players playing in the Olympics and don’t want to pay when our best player gets hurt.”

02/21/2014

Andrew MacDonald of the New York Islanders controls the puck in the first period against the New York Rangers during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on Jan. 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders’ AMac Is A Nice Player, But Not Worth What He’s Asking

Apparently, teams will be lining up during free agency this summer to pay Andrew MacDonald $5 million per season. I say be my guest. The Islanders are very smart for not doing so.

02/07/2014

New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald moves the puck up ice against the New Jersey Devils on Oct. 4, 2013, in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: MacDonald Rejects 4-Year, $16 Million Offer From Islanders

Andrew MacDonald is going to shoot for a contract that pays him in the neighborhood of $5 million per season during the offseason. He just isn’t going to get it from his current team, the New York Islanders.

02/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Capellini: Vanek Failure Should Not Stop Islanders From Taking Necessary Risks

The Islanders traded for Thomas Vanek because of one simple reason: They are not the Rangers. They cannot sit back and let name recognition sell the franchise. They need to roll the dice to take the next step.

02/04/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Friedman: GM Snow Deserves Big Blame For Unnecessary Vanek Fiasco

For weeks, the hockey world was kept on edge about 30-year-old winger’ Thomas Vanek’s fate. He has made his decision, and the aftershocks are being felt all across Long Island.

02/03/2014

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