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Jack Capuano
Head Coach

Jack Capuano was in his fourth season as coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, where he guided his team to one playoff appearance and two 40-win seasons in his three full seasons, when he was called upon to replace Scott Gordon as the New York Islanders head coach on Nov, 15, 2010. Islanders general manager Garth Snow opted for Capuano ahead of a more experienced candidate because of Capuano's familiarity with the younger players, since Bridgeport is the AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders. ...more

Doug Weight
Assistant General Manager and Assistant Coach

Doug Weight became assistant general manager after the Islanders' 2013-14 season and remains as an assistant coach, a position he's held since 2011. Weight, a veteran of 19 NHL seasons and 1,335 NHL games, finished his career with 1,033 points. The Detroit, MI, native’s 748 career assists ranked 40th all time, while his 1,238 regular season games played were the 76th highest total in NHL history. ...more
Bob Corkum
Assistant Coach

The Islanders named Bob Corkum an Assistant Coach on June 16, 2014. He’d spent the previous season with the club in a player development role. A 12-year NHL veteran, Corkum joined the Islanders organization in July 2013 after spending five seasons as an associate coach at his Alma Mater, the University of Maine. ...more

Matt Bertani
Assistant Coach
Matt Bertani was hired by the New York Islanders as an assistant prior to the 2014-15 season. Full bio coming soon. 
Mike Dunham
Goaltending Coach

Former Islanders goaltender Mike Dunham was named as the team’s goaltending coach prior to the 2007-08 season. A veteran of ten NHL seasons, Dunham played in 394 games and retired with a 141-178-44 record, a 2.74 goals against average and a.908 save percentage. In addition to the Islanders, Dunham played with the New Jersey Devils, Nashville Predators, New York Rangers and Atlanta Thrashers. Dunham also won a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics with the United States. ...more

Quote of the Day

You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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