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And he did manage to get the Islanders to the playoffs four times, most recently in 2015-16. Instead, he’ll be remembered as the guy who signed Rick Di Pietro to a ridiculous 15-year deal worth .5 million (which the Islanders are still paying until 2020-2021), for holding onto assets until well past their expiry date and ultimately winning just 11 playoff games during his tenure.
That doesn’t guarantee Tavares’ re-signing, but it does show him they’re willing to try something different.
Lamoriello will assume the role of GM as the team looks for a new coach.
(Amazingly enough, the team’s release says Snow and Weight both remain with the organization for now; we’ll see what they’re asked to do and how long that lasts.) Snow’s reign in Long Island ran for more than a decade after the former Isles goalie retired and took over as GM from Neil Smith in 2006 (with no managerial experience, and with Smith only on the job for 41 days before his firing).
Islander GM Mike Milbury traded Luongo, so that he could draft the highly-touted goalie known for his mobility and puck handling skills.
Di Pietro was the fourth American to occupy the top draft position in the NHL Entry Draft.