Staple: Islanders step in another chute; where are the ladders?
Arthur StapleArthur Staple
Staple, with Newsday since 1997, has covered high school
It had to happen, but the Islanders' firing of Scott Gordon Monday morning helps almost nothing.
This is certainly a setback for owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow, whose rebuilding plan did not include a reset button with a new coach - possibly two if interim coach Jack Capuano doesn't win the permanent gig after this season.
Snow took a chance with Gordon in 2008 after...