Kevin SchultzLast night, Islanders GM Garth Snow met with Islanders season ticket holders and discussed a range of topics from the team’s pursuit of Dan Boyle to what they plan to do with their fifth overall pick (above link definitely worth a read).
One of the more unknown points that came out was that the Snow does not expect goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to return to the team next season. According to Aaron Lerner, who was at the event last night and tweeted most of the salient points:
But Snow did back off of that a bit. I guess you can never say never:
This follows a report from June 18 from Arthur Staple that Nabokov and the Islanders and Nabokov are “not close” to a new deal.