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Garth Snow | Goalie

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (44) / 7/28/1969
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
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Islanders general manager Garth Snow doesn't expect his team to be much different next season.
The Isles have a solid core, and he's very happy with it. "I don't think there will be too many changes," Snow said. "We want to continue down the road we started. We're just as excited about the prospects we have as the team that played this season. We've had some really good drafts and we have a prospect pool we like, not just some of the players at Bridgeport. It bodes well for the future." The team will continue to build from within but will keep an open mind with regards to trades and free agency. Tue, May 14, 2013 09:57:00 AM
Source: Newsday

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Garth Snow has been named the Islanders GM after Neil Smith was fired.

This is a rather bizarre move, as Snow went from an active player on Monday to the general manager position. It is hard to figure out what is going on in New York, as Pat LaFontaine also resigned amidst the controversy. Owner Charles Wang has said that the team will be run as a committee, something that Smith did not believe in. It should be an interesting summer on Long Island.
Wed, Jul 19, 2006 06:37:00 AM

Garth Snow could get a start either Friday against the Penguins or Saturday against the Thrashers.

"We do need to get him in there eventually," Isles' interim coach Brad Shaw said of Snow, who hasn't seen action since a March 6th loss to Washington. Adjust your goaltending rotation accordingly.
Source: Newsday
Fri, Mar 24, 2006 07:22:00 AM

Despite Rick DiPietro's strong showing at the Olympics, Garth Snow might get the start tonight against Montreal.

DiPietro is quite tired from the return trip from Turin and may sit out this evening's contest.
Source: Newsday
Tue, Feb 28, 2006 07:24:00 AM

There is a good chance that Garth Snow will get the start against the Flyers this evening.

Snow, has a strong record against Philly, and has started most of the team's games against the Flyers the past few seasons. Adjust your goaltending rotation accordingly.
Source: Newsday
Wed, Feb 8, 2006 08:00:00 AM

Islanders activated Garth Snow off injured reserve tonight.

Snow dressed as Rick Dipietro's backup in the Isles' loss. As Dipietro has struggled this season, Snow may get a chance to play down the stretch so feel free to activate him if you need him on your fantasy club.
Mon, Feb 6, 2006 10:13:00 PM

Garth Snow, out since early January with a pair of sprained knees suffered in a goal-mouth pile, looked strong in an AHL start Saturday night.

He allowed one only goal on 30 shots in a rehab start for Bridgeport and could be back in Long Island by the middle of the week.
Mon, Feb 6, 2006 06:55:00 AM

Islander backup goalie Garth Snow began his comeback from sprains to both knees last night when he started for Bridgeport of the AHL on a conditioning stint.

Snow, who suffered sprains to the medial collateral ligament in both knees in a January 4th game against Florida, will likely play another game or two in the minors before returning to Long Island.
Source: Newsday
Sun, Feb 5, 2006 09:43:00 AM

Garth Snow will miss the next 3-4 weeks with MCL sprains in both knees.

Snow has a Grade 2 sprain of his right knee and a Grade 1 (mild) sprain of his left knee, the club announced Thursday. With Rick DiPietro also sidelined, the Islanders will go with Wade Dubieleweicz as their netminder until DiPietro is able to return. Get Snow out of your lineup as quick as you can.
Thu, Jan 5, 2006 08:13:00 PM

Garth Snow left last night's game against the Panthers with just 8.5 seconds left in regulation time with a strained left MCL.

He sustained the injury after he was run over by teammate Alexei Zhitnik and Florida forward Nathan Horton. Snow will be re-evaluated today. If he is unable to play Friday against Carolina, and Rick DiPietro is not ready to return to action, Wade Dubielewicz, who was recalled Monday from Bridgeport and earned last night's victory despite playing 2:24 and making just three saves, will start.
Thu, Jan 5, 2006 07:31:00 AM

Garth Snow left tonight's game with a leg injury.

Snow was removed from the game with just under 10 seconds left in regulation time due to a leg injury. Wade Dubielewicz came in relief and notched the victory as the Islanders won the game in overtime. With Rick DiPietro already on the shelf, New York can ill afford to lose Snow for an extended period of time. More on the injury as we get it.
Wed, Jan 4, 2006 10:47:00 PM

Garth Snow, who made 41 saves Monday night against Tampa, is expected to start in goal against the Panthers tonight.

Rick DiPietro resumed practicing with the team yesterday but his knee is still a little sore and the Islanders won't take any chances with him.
Wed, Jan 4, 2006 09:39:00 AM

As reported on the weekend, Garth Snow will start in goal against Tampa tonight.

Rick DiPietro will rest a mild knee sprain suffered in Friday's 4-3 loss in Ottawa.
Source: Newsday
Mon, Jan 2, 2006 09:58:00 AM

Garth Snow will likely start tonight against Philadelphia.

Over the past few seasons Snow has almost always played against the Flyers, and coming off a solid perfomance against Philly Saturday night, there is a good chance Snow will be in the Islander net this evening.
Source: Newsday
Tue, Nov 29, 2005 07:02:00 AM

Garth Snow made 44 saves in the Islanders' shootout loss to the Devils tonight.

While Rick DiPietro is the number one goaltender on Long Island, New York will not hesitate to use Snow if DiPietro should falter for any stretch of time. He should have better than average fantasy numbers for a backup goaltender this season.
Sun, Sep 25, 2005 11:03:00 PM

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