From Fluto Shinwaza of the Boston Globe:
While Gordon doesn't have any NHL coaching experience, he is considered an up-and-comer because of his success in Providence. Gordon runs high-tempo practices, uses video extensively, and is well-respected by current and former players.
In 2007-08, Providence won both matches against Bridgeport, New York's AHL affiliate. Islanders GM Garth Snow has said he wants a coach who will emphasize player development.
Read the entire post from Bruins Blog here.
I think getting some new blood in the NHL coaching ranks, and an innovative coach on the Island would be good for the team and the league.