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”

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”

Islanders Place Halak on Waivers

The New York Islanders placed goalie Jaroslav Halak on waivers Friday. General manager Garth Snow has thus signalled his intentions of moving forward with the tandem of Thomas Greiss and Jean-Francois Berube, with the team in last place in the Metropolitan Division. “You’re always evaluating your team, it doesn’t matter what position,” Snow said. “YouContinue reading “Islanders Place Halak on Waivers”

Islanders Sign Clutterbuck to Five-Year Extension

The New York Islanders have signed forward Cal Clutterbuck to a five-year contract extension worth $17.5 million, the team announced Friday. The extension means the 29-year-old will avoid the open market, as he was to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. In 25 games with the Islanders this season, Clutterbuck has nine pointsContinue reading “Islanders Sign Clutterbuck to Five-Year Extension”

Mike Sillinger Retires

After two hip operations and a National Hockey League career that packed 12 different teams into a 17 year career, Mike Sillinger has decided to retire. The 38-year-old journeyman spent three years with the New York Islanders, arguably enjoying the best years of his career with the hockey club. With 42 goals and 87 totalContinue reading “Mike Sillinger Retires”