Islanders: Lamoriello Set to Implement Culture Change in New York

Lou Lamoriello has consolidated power with the New York Islanders, making two considerable moves on Tuesday that will have lasting consequences – to say the least. Lamoriello fired head coach Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow yesterday. He subsequently named himself the new general manager and now has “full authority over all hockey matters”Continue reading “Islanders: Lamoriello Set to Implement Culture Change in New York”

2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Islanders

If nothing else, the New York Islanders will boast an impressive top line in 2017-2018. The club acquired forward Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers and will stick him with John Tavares and winger Anders Lee, who came up with a career-high 34 goals last season. “We’ve played together at the World Juniors when weContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Islanders”

Doug Weight Officially Named Head Coach of Islanders

The New York Islanders are going with Doug Weight as head coach. The team officially removed the interim label from his title on Wednesday and named him as the official full-time coach of the club, a move that comes after he went 24-12-4 after replacing Jack Capuano in January. After the January 19 arrival ofContinue reading “Doug Weight Officially Named Head Coach of Islanders”