Islanders: Josh Ho-Sang Asks for a Trade

New York Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang didn’t crack the roster of the big club for the second consecutive season and now his representation has asked for a trade. So, it breaks down like this: After failing to make the opening night roster, Ho-Sang was put on waivers and sent down to the AHL’s Bridgeport SoundContinue reading “Islanders: Josh Ho-Sang Asks for a Trade”

2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Islanders

Last season, the New York Islanders shocked the world by advancing to the second round of the playoffs after sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins. For the club, it was the first year in the post-Tavares era and finding team identity was Job One. But after fortifying home ice advantage in the playoffs for the first timeContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Islanders”

Islanders: Resentful Fans Prepare for Return of Tavares

To say there’s hype for Thursday’s matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders would be an understatement. For many fans on Long Island, retribution is coming. This is their first chance to bid a not-so-fond greeting to one John Tavares, the superstar and supposed hero they believe abandoned them when he acceptedContinue reading “Islanders: Resentful Fans Prepare for Return of Tavares”

Islanders: Post-Tavares Hangover Well Underway on Long Island

The John Tavares era is over for the New York Islanders and the hangover is a doozy. Like any bad breakup, the reaction from Islanders fans is both demonstrative and completely understandable. They did, after all, bear witness to their apparent franchise player walking out the door for nothing. They expected devotion from their guyContinue reading “Islanders: Post-Tavares Hangover Well Underway on Long Island”

Islanders: Lamoriello Set to Implement Culture Change in New York

Lou Lamoriello has consolidated power with the New York Islanders, making two considerable moves on Tuesday that will have lasting consequences – to say the least. Lamoriello fired head coach Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow yesterday. He subsequently named himself the new general manager and now has “full authority over all hockey matters”Continue reading “Islanders: Lamoriello Set to Implement Culture Change in New York”