Garth Snow

New York Islanders Blue & White Scrimmage

Friedman: Isles Have Raised Profile, But Becoming More Marketable Will Take Time

The good news is that the Islanders are right on the threshold of becoming an NHL powerhouse – at least on the ice.

08/14/2015

Garth Snow

Friedman: Why The Islanders Are Smartly, Stubbornly Sitting Tight

Snow’s best option is to stay the course and not make any rash decisions. It’s what has put him and his Islanders on the verge of breaking through.

07/17/2015

Brock Nelson

Capellini: Islanders’ Lack Of Impact Moves So Far This Offseason Is A Troubling Sign

The Isles bowed out in the first round of last season’s playoffs following a 101-point season in which they limped to the finish line. Their solution so far this offseason has been to do basically nothing.

07/14/2015

Islanders forward Ryan Strome. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Don’t Need To Make A Big Move To Be A Force Next Season

The Islanders haven’t exactly made the biggest waves so far this offseason. Still, the first day of NHL free agency was a productive one for general manager Garth Snow.

07/02/2015

Anthony Beauvillier puts on his hat after being selected 28th overall by the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Turned Nothing Into Something In A Hurry As Islanders Excelled At NHL Draft

The New York Islanders went into the 2015 NHL draft, which had been touted as incredibly deep, with no picks in the first two rounds. It wasn’t long before that changed in a big way.

06/29/2015

Islanders forward Josh Bailey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Must Remain Aggressive This Summer If They Are To Keep Pace In East

We’re near the halfway point of the Stanley Cup Final, which means the offseason is right around the corner. For the New York Islanders, it will be a time to recalibrate and plug up some holes.

06/09/2015

Rangers GM Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Sather Named NHL General Manager Of The Year Award Finalist

The Rangers and Lightning are battling on the ice and for a front office award.

05/22/2015

The Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk reacts at the end of a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have All Summer To Learn From Easily Correctable Mistakes

It shouldn’t have been this way. There should’ve been more hockey to be played.

04/28/2015

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Has Persevered, And Is Now The General Manager Islanders Fans Deserve

Ever since his very first day on the job, Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow has been a topic of conversation. For a while, none of the discussion was flattering, bot not anymore.

03/13/2015

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign Defenseman Johnny Boychuk To 7-Year Contract Extension

Johnny Boychuk will be heading to Brooklyn with the rest of the gang.

03/12/2015

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 20, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Report: Okposo Skating, May Rejoin Isles Soon

Several factors played into why the Islanders didn’t try to make a bigger splash at the trade deadline. The impending return of star winger Kyle Okposo was certainly one of them.

03/03/2015

The Islanders acquired gritty forward Tyler Kennedy for the San Jose Sharks at the trade deadline on March 2, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Did What He Was Supposed To Do — He Made The Islanders Better

The fact is that 99 percent of teams in the Isles’ position would’ve been active at the deadline, and as such, general manager Garth Snow did what he needed to do – he made subtle, yet significant deals to bolster his squad.

03/03/2015

Nick Leddy of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Jan. 9, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Solidify Blue Line For Years, Agree To Multi-Year Extension With Leddy

Leddy, who is just 23 but was scheduled to be a restricted free agent at season’s end, will reportedly receive $38.5 million over the next seven years, for an average annual value of $5.5 million.

02/24/2015

If you are expecting the Islanders to make a bold move at the trade deadline, perhaps for someone like Toronto's Phil Kessel, seen here on the right talking to Matt Martin during a recent game, you may end up being disappointed. A report suggests the Isles have no intention of being buyers at the deadline. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Prepared To Stand Pat At The Trade Deadline

If you are expecting the Islanders to add some pieces for a run at the Stanley Cup you may end up being disappointed.

02/23/2015

David Clarkson, left, of the Toronto Maple Leafs is pushed into Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, center, by Thomas Hickey during the first period at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Sportsnet’s Marek: Snow Owes It To Islanders To Be Aggressive At Trade Deadline

The Islanders find themselves atop the Metropolitan Division and right on the periphery of the Eastern Conference stratosphere.

02/13/2015

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