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Encyclopedia > Garth Snow
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Nickname(s) Snowman, Snowy,
Snowplow, Sea Bass,
Norm, The Blizzard, Costanza
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Pro Clubs Quebec Nordiques
Philadelphia Flyers
Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins
New York Islanders
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born July 28, 1969,
Wrentham, MA, USA
NHL Draft 114th overall, 1987
Quebec Nordiques
Pro Career 1994 – 2006

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Playing career

Garth Snow was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques out of Mount Saint Charles Academy in the sixth round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He went straight to the University of Maine for four years and for three straight years led the NCAA in wins. After helping lead the school to a 42-1-2 record and the NCAA Championship in 1993, he was named to the All-Tournament team. After spending the majority of 1993-94 playing for the United States National Team which included playing in the 1994 Winter Olympics, he turned to his professional career, seeing his first NHL action in five games for the Nordiques. The Quebec Nordiques (in french Nordiques de Québec, pronounced ; translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... M.S.C.A. redirects here, for another article called Microsoft Campus Agreement, please see MSCA. The front of Mount Saint Charles Academy, showing the statue of Jesus in the circle and the work on the renovation of the front steps. ... Draft order Round 1 Category: ... The University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. ... The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The US national ice hockey team is the national team for the United States. ... The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ...


Snow recorded 32 wins in 62 games for the Cornwall Aces of the AHL during 1994-95. After the Quebec franchise relocated to Colorado, Snow was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for two draft picks during the off-season. Garth would backup veteran Ron Hextall for over two seasons and would alternate with Hextall during the Flyers run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1997, most notably playing in Game 2 of the Finals. Near the trade deadline in 1997-98, he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks for Sean Burke. The Cornwall Aces were an AHL afiliate to the NHLs Quebec Nordiques from 1993 to 1996. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ... The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Ron niggerdick Hextall (born May 3, 1964 in Brandon, Manitoba) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender most often associated with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. ... Image:Stanleycuptrophy. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1997-98 NHL season was the 81st regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Vancouver Canucks are the professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Sean Burke (born January 29, 1967 in Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. ...


It was as a Canuck that Garth Snow enjoyed his best season in 1998-99, registering career highs in game played (65), wins (20), and shutouts (6). However, his workload was cut in half the following season and he signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins prior to 2000-01. His stay in Pittsburgh lasted only one season as he signed with the New York Islanders in the off-season. He would remain an Islander for the rest of his career, primarily as a backup to veteran Chris Osgood and then youngster Rick DiPietro. The 1998-99 NHL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The 2000-01 NHL season was the 84th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ... Chris Osgood (born 26 November 1972 in Peace River, Alberta, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player. ... Rick DiPietro (born September 19, 1981 in Winthrop, Mass) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the NHLs New York Islanders. ...


Throughout his career, Snow was the target of the league office on several occasions over his goaltending equipment, in particular his shoulder pads, which opposing teams accused of violating league rules on size. Also, according to former teammate Mike Peca, Garth Snow was the best trash-talker. "He's got such a wit and sense of humor like no other. Snow says things that will cut you without being rude or obnoxious." (The Hockey News, August 30, 2002). Snow was regarded as a leader both on and off the ice. Michael Peca (born March 26, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who plays for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


In the aftermath of his career, Garth became a competitor on the professional level of NHL 95. Fellow Islanders have cited him as a difficult competitor. "He's impossible to beat - the guy has had so much practice," says permanent Islander Rick DiPietro. Snow denies having spent hours practicing for the championship tournament while his entire team was signed on the first day of free agency.


Islanders General Manager

On July 18, 2006, Snow officially confirmed his retirement and was named General Manager of the New York Islanders following Neil Smith's dismissal after 41 days on the job.[1] There was much criticism directed the Islanders way for firing a Stanley Cup winning GM after such a short tenure in favor of Snow, who at the time of his hiring held no experience in management. Defenders of the organization pointed to Snow's Master’s Degree in Administration and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine. [2] In his first season, Snow earned praise for making smart moves to open up space under the salary cap and using the space to trade for Marc-Andre Bergeron, Richard Zednik, and Ryan Smyth. Snow was named NHL Executive of the year for 2006-2007 by Sports Illustrated.[3] The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ... Neil Smith (born January 9, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) was the general manager of the New York Islanders until he was unexpectedly relieved of his duties on July 18, 2006 after only 40 days. ... The University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. ... Marc-Andre Bergeron (born October 13, 1980 in Saint-Louis-de-France, Quebec, Canada) is a French Canadian professional hockey defenceman. ... Richard Zednik (Born January 6, 1976 in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia) is a Slovak professional hockey player who plays right wing for the National Hockey Leagues Montreal Canadiens. ... Ryan Alexander Gordon Smyth (b. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...


Awards

  • 1992 Hockey East Second All-Star Team
  • 1993 Hockey East Second All-Star Team
  • 1993 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team
  • 1993 NCAA Championship University of Maine

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Career statistics

Regular season

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1993-94 Cornwall Aces AHL 16 6 5 3 1139 71 51 3.30
1993-94 Quebec Nordiques NHL 5 3 2 0 279 16 0 3.44
1994-95 Cornwall Aces AHL 62 32 20 7 3558 162 3 2.73
1994-95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 2 1 1 0 119 11 0 5.55
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 26 12 8 4 1437 69 0 2.88
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 35 14 8 8 1884 79 2 2.52
1997-98 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 29 14 9 4 1651 67 1 2.43
1997-98 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 3 6 0 504 26 0 3.10
1998-99 Vancouver Canucks NHL 65 20 31 8 3501 171 6 2.93
1999-2000 Vancouver Canucks NHL 32 10 15 3 1712 76 0 2.66
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 35 14 15 4 2032 101 3 2.98
2000-01 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 3 2 1 0 178 7 0 2.36
2001-02 New York Islanders NHL 25 10 7 2 1217 55 2 2.71
2002-03 New York Islanders NHL 43 16 17 5 2390 92 1 2.31
2003-04 New York Islanders NHL 39 14 15 5 2015 94 1 2.80
2004-05 St. Petersburg SKA Rus 16 - - - - - 1 2.75
2005-06 New York Islanders NHL 20 4 13 1 1096 68 0 3.72
2005-06 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00
NHL CAREER TOTALS 368 135 147 44 19837 925 16 -

The Cornwall Aces were an AHL afiliate to the NHLs Quebec Nordiques from 1993 to 1996. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ... The Quebec Nordiques (in french Nordiques de Québec, pronounced ; translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Vancouver Canucks are the professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ... The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ...

Post season

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1993-94 Cornwall Aces AHL 13 8 5 - - - 0 3.19
1994-95 Cornwall Aces AHL 8 4 3 - - - 2 2.09
1994-95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 1 0 0 - - - 0 6.67
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 - - - 0 0.00
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 12 8 4 - - - 0 2.83
2001-02 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 - - - 0 4.62
2002-03 New York Islanders NHL 5 1 4 - - - 1 2.36
NHL CAREER TOTALS 20 9 8 - - - 1 2.76

The Cornwall Aces were an AHL afiliate to the NHLs Quebec Nordiques from 1993 to 1996. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ... The Quebec Nordiques (in french Nordiques de Québec, pronounced ; translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ...

International career

Played for United States in:

The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1930. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story/?ID=171632&hubname=
  2. ^ http://www.newyorkislanders.com/team/coach.asp?id=20
  3. ^ http://www.newyorkislanders.com/pressbox/archive.asp?id=1476

External links

Preceded by
Neil Smith
General Managers of the New York Islanders
2006-Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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SI.com - 2003 NHL Playoffs - Goalie Analysis (244 words)
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Snow was named the Flyers' number one goaltender at the beginning of the playoffs and started nine consecutive games in net, the longest such streak of his career.
Snow was so bothered by Georghe and Pedro's repeated renditions of "Mandy" that he had his worst outing of the postseason to that point, giving up several weak goals in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Sabres.
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