Getting to Know...Garth Snow

Friday, 12.2.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Getting to Know...Garth Snow

FAMILY VALUES

Garth Snow was born on July 28, 1969 in Wrentham, Massachusetts. He grew up in Wrentham and still considers it home.

Garth and his wife Erica have a son, Glenn. They currently reside on the north shore of Long Island. He met Erica in college and stayed close friends with her throughout his career.


GARTH'S FAVORITES THINGS

Hockey player growing up: Bobby Orr

Hockey team player growing up: Boston Bruins

Food: Sushi

Drink: Club Soda

Restaurant: Ruth's Chris Steak House

Music: Classic Rock

Band: Pearl Jam

Movie: Braveheart

TV: Nip/Tuck

Pads: Brians

Video Game: PSP Baseball

Car:  Mercedes S55

Vacation Spot: Wrentham, MA

Color: Blue

Sport besides hockey: Golf

Spot on LI: Any Golf Course

 

THE POP CULTURE CHALLENGE

Ever perchance an SI Swimsuit Magazine? Um, yeah

What's your guilty pleasure TV show? I'm not embarrassed about anything. I like Nip/Tuck

Instant message with other NHL players? No

Do you watch the OC? Nope

Ever pretend to be Billy Smith? Yes, a few times.

Play online poker? Not yet.

Do you watch Arena Football? When I get a chance.

Dig Hulk Hogan's daughter? I've seen her sing the National Anthem, but no.

Hulk Hogan or Rick Flair? Rick Flair.

Lifehouse, Ashley Simpson or Billy Joel? Lifehouse

Who's your role model off the ice? Rick DiPietro

Do you think Brad and Angelina will last? Who cares?

Will you read the Islanders yearbook this year? Yes.

Have you heard about the Milbury Incident? Which one?

TSN.ca or ESPN.com? TSN.ca

Which Islander would you like to box against? The equipment staff, if that counts

Do you miss the red line? No

Like the shoot outs? Yeah

Think the Coliseum is perfect as is? No

Ever get a speeding ticket? Yes

Ever watch reruns of "Full House"? No

Michelle Wie or Dancia Patrick? Neither

What rule would you get rid of? The instigator penalty.

Baseball, football or curling? Football

How old were you when you first started skating? Five

Team clown? Ricky

Who reminds you most of a clown? Batesy

Game on the line, penalty shot. Which shooter do you NOT want to face? Alexei Kovalev

How many times have you seen one of the three American Pie movies? At least ten

First impressions of LI? Beautiful


ONE-ON-ONE

NYI: So what was like living in Russia last year?
GS: Well, it made me appreciate living in America more.

NYI: What made you decide to come back?
GS: I missed home.

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NYI: What's it like rooming with Ricky on the road?
GS: Surprisingly, he's not as hyper in the room as he is outside.

NYI: Any funny stories?
GS: Yeah, there's a few. In Montreal I got into the room before he did and I hid in the bathroom. When he came in, I jumped out and scared the living heck out of him.

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NYI: New helmet and pads for this year?
GS: Just wanted to go with something different.

NYI: What was the thought process with your new helmet?
GS: Well, I put the names of my father and brother on my helmet. I also wanted to put a lighthouse on there, which came out really good.

NYI: No Abominable Snowman anymore?
GS: With my son, I didn't want anything scary on there.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Bailey 3 1 3 2 4
K. Okposo 3 2 1 2 3
J. Tavares 3 1 2 3 3
R. Strome 3 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 3 2 0 1 2
L. Visnovsky 3 0 2 4 2
C. Clutterbuck 3 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 3 0 1 0 1
N. Leddy 3 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 3 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 2 1 0 .929 2.01

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