Mark Katic

#71D,
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 180
Born:
Birth Place: Timmins, Ontario
Draft: 2007 3rd round (62nd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Inside Doug Weight’s thinking to remake Islanders’ coaching staff
    New York Post

    Inside Doug Weight’s thinking to remake Islanders’ coaching staff

    It was during that slog of a franchise-record nine-game road trip from late January into February when Doug Weight, the Islanders’ interim head coach, realized he needed help. Just over a month into his tenure, Weight was trying to do everything. While making room for individual meetings with his young group, he cut short his own film session for the upcoming opponent. Weight didn’t remember exactly what game it was, but he did remember that, when he got behind the bench, he “just didn’t like how I felt.” “I didn’t watch the entire game, I kind of watched clips,” Weight told The Post over the phone recently, as he begins to assemble his new coaching staff after being named full-time head coach

  • Islanders' Prospect McAdam Works with Halak & Ho-Sang
    The Hockey Writers

    Islanders' Prospect McAdam Works with Halak & Ho-Sang

    Being a hockey goaltender is to be among a unique breed. For New York Islanders prospect Eamon McAdam, a debut season in the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers had a special parallel. In his first full season in the AHL, McAdam, 22, played alongside and picked the brain of veteran Jaroslav Halak, where the tandem struggled through their own share of hardships. Halak was demoted to the Sound Tigers by the Islanders, while McAdam, after winning his first seven starts was sent down to the Missouri Mavericks of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) on Jan. 3. “It’s an experience that almost no other guy would get in an AHL career, much less, especially the first year of your