Garth Snow

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov makes a stick save against the Penguins during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 7, 2013 in Uniondale, N.Y. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Won’t Be Defined By Rising Stars, But By Goaltenders

As we begin a season that will feature the Islanders for once as a team to reckon with, they have troubling questions at the one position that they really need to have most if not all of the answers.

10/03/2013

John Tavares (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images, FILE)

Friedman: An Islanders Chat With Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek

The New York Islanders are coming off an impressive year, one they’ll be looking to build on in 2013-14. However, there are still plenty of questions and concerns.

09/03/2013

John Tavares

Capellini: Islanders Are Building A Team To Last The Test Of Time

You may not be in love with what the Isles have done so far this offseason, but you have to give them credit for remaining disciplined. There has been something righteous about their approach.

07/15/2013

Josh Bailey (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign Center Josh Bailey To 5-Year Deal

The New York Islanders announced on Monday that they have signed center Josh Bailey to a five-year contract.

07/15/2013

Griffin Reinhart  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Prospects Drill, Then Dazzle At The Coliseum

Garth Snow began his extensive rebuild of the New York Islanders back in 2008 and, finally, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel — and it’s not an oncoming train.

07/12/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nabokov In Goal For Islanders Is Not A Workable Solution

What are the New York Islanders thinking? Could they possibly believe that they are going to pick up where they left off last year with Evgeni Nabokov in goal?

07/10/2013

Travis Hamonic (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Employing Slow And Steady Wins The Race Approach

The Islanders have been active this offseason, but maybe not in the way you had hoped. Don’t sweat it. They are improved and could get better as the summer progresses.

07/08/2013

Rick DiPietro

Rick DiPietro To Receive Buyout From Islanders

The club will have to pay DiPietro $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact with New York.

07/02/2013

Nino Niederreiter of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Trade Nino, Fill Pipeline At NHL Draft

Niederreiter’s value had diminished and, under those circumstances, this was the best return GM Garth Snow was going to get in a trade for him. Truth be told, it’s not a bad one, either.

07/01/2013

Samuel Morin #55 of Team Cherry defends Max Domi during the CHL Top Prospects game at the Halifax Metro Centre on January 16, 2013 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Friedman: With The 15th Overall Pick, The New York Islanders Select…

Perhaps the draft doesn’t matter as much this year as it did in the past four but it has arrived and, let’s be honest: You’re thinking about it anyway.

06/27/2013

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov reacts after giving up a second-period goal to the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 9, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Need To Attack A Strong Goalie Market ASAP

Garth Snow was a goalie, one that experienced some success in the NHL. So he has to know the status quo will not be acceptable for his Islanders next season. If Evgeni Nabokov is the starter again, there will be hell to pay.

06/25/2013

Jonathan Bernier (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders In Hunt For Kings Goalie Jonathan Bernier

According to Newsday, the Isles have discussed acquiring backup goalie Jonathan Bernier with Kings general manager Dean Lombardi.

06/18/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have Work Cut Out For Them This Summer

For the Isles, it’s all about the next move — and I don’t mean the one to Brooklyn, though that will help, too.

06/12/2013

Mark Streit

Capellini: Streit Did Islanders Right, But It Was Time For Him To Go

Mark Streit’s days on Long Island are basically over, but it’s by no means a death sentence for the Islanders. They just need to play their many cards in the right hand.

06/04/2013

Garth Snow (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders’ Playoff Story Ends, But A Better Team Looms On The Horizon

The Isles will assess and look to see what they can improve on this summer. However, the shopping list that has excited fans on Twitter, message boards and in regular conversation is simply unrealistic.

05/16/2013

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