• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Islanders make Weight assistant GM, add Cronin as assistant to head coach Capuano

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have promoted Doug Weight to assistant general manager and added Greg Cronin as an assistant to head coach Jack Capuano.

Weight will also remain as an assistant coach on Capuano's staff, the Islanders said Monday.

The 51-year-old Cronin spent the past three seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Before that, Cronin was the head coach at Northeastern University for six years, where he earned the Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award in Hockey East in 2008-09.

From 1999-2003, Cronin served as an assistant with the Islanders. His first head coaching position came in 2003 when he led the Islanders' Bridgeport AHL affiliate. In two seasons with the Sound Tigers, he was 78-61-12.

Cronin also was an assistant with the U.S. National Development Program Under-18 team, the University of Maine, and Colorado College. He got his start as an assistant at Colby College.

More Stories

New York Islanders sell minority stake of team to Capitals co-owner, London-based investor

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former...

Maple Leafs hire Brandon Pridham as assistant to the general manager

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Brandon Pridham as the assistant to general manager...

Canucks name veteran NHL assistant Perry Pearn to coaching staff

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have hired Perry Pearn as an assistant coach. Pearn joins the...

Trottier among 4 assistants hired by Sabres coach Nolan; GM Murray shuffles scouting staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sabres coach Ted Nolan unveiled his new staff of assistants, who will include...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Will the Vancouver Canucks make the playoffs in 2014-15?




Contests

Our Partners