New York Islanders Announce Josh Ho-Sang Assigned to Bridgeport

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The New York Islanders announced that Josh Ho-Sang has been assigned to Bridgeport today. Ho-Sang was a healthy scratch for the last two games after being benched for the third period and overtime of the New York Rangers game last Thursday. This was due to overly long shifts and positioning issues. The Islanders decided to send Ho-Sang back […] READ MORE


Mixed Results in New York Islanders First Four Games

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Four games into the season and the New York Islanders are proving to be the same inconsistent team from last year. They are a team with misfiring talent. It looks like the season will be another roller-coaster ride. Mixed Results in New York Islanders First Four Games The Islanders opened with a 5-0 loss at […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Youth Shines in Pre-Season

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The New York Islanders are 4-0-2 in the pre-season. Two games remain on the schedule. The prospects have two exhibition games remaining in the pre-season schedule in which to make their mark. Throughout the pre-season schedule the Islanders youth has made their mark. As a result of their investment in youth, the Islanders look like […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 New York Islanders

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and […] READ MORE




Shane Prince Out 4-6 Months for Recovery

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Shane Prince suffered suffered a high ankle sprain near the end of the 2016-17 season. He continued to play during rehab for the remainder of the season. That explains his being in and out of the lineup during last season. Prince has undergone extensive rehabilitation which failed to relieve the pain. His specialists suggest that […] READ MORE


TSP: New York Islanders Prospects

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  During the summer, I will feature a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Josh Ho-Sang Scores First NHL Goal

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Joshua Ho-Sang has been under the gun lately. Many have questioned his choice to wear the number 66. That didn’t stop him from scoring his first NHL goal on Tuesday night. One thing is for sure, @66jhosang's first career goal was a cannon. #NHLFirsts pic.twitter.com/5JDozd91pw — NHL (@NHL) March 8, 2017 He only needs 689 […] READ MORE