Blog: Ho-Sang’s Work Ethic, Commitment Is Rewarded

March 1, 2017

With the trade deadline over and the New York Islanders failed attempt at landing Matt Duchene now in the rear-view mirror, they managed to make one minor move by calling up recent AHL player of the month, Josh Ho-Sang, for the remaining six games on what is a franchise record nine-game road trip. According to reports, Ho-Sang will play and get top six or top nine minutes. He’s come a…


Thompson To Coach Sound Tigers

May 2, 2014

Islanders assistant coach Brent Thompson has agreed to become the head coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers once again. Thompson was head coach of the Sound Tigers in 2011-12 where Bridgeport went 41-26 and lost in the first round of the playoffs to the New York Rangers minor league team. According to Art Staple of Newsday, former Sound Tigers head coach Scott Pellerin has left the organization. My Take: This…


Mid season report cards (management) from behind the stove

This is like going to a restaurant the week; it opens and having a great meal, great service and great food, and then returning a month later to learn that the wait staff was all fired and the chef was in rehab. But all is well, because the dishwasher replaced him. This is what has happened to the Isles thus far this season. Last season and the opening weeks were…

December 30, 2013