Brooklyn move alone won't add FAs to Isles
October, 24, 2012
By Craig Custance | ESPN.com
Mike Stobe/NHLI/Getty ImagesIslanders GM Garth Snow's job attracting free agents will get a little easier in Brooklyn.On the first day of free agency in 2010, the New York Islanders made signing defenseman Paul Martin their priority. The first moment GM Garth Snow was allowed to call, he was on the phone with Martin making a pitch. Islanders forward Doug Weight also called to heat up the recruitment.
They pointed out the young talent that Snow was accumulating, including future star John Tavares, selected with the No. 1 overall pick the previous June.