Islanders Recall Forward Josh Ho-Sang
The New York Islanders announced today forward Josh Ho-Sang has been recalled from the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, under emergency conditions.
Ho-Sang, 21, led the Sound Tigers with 26 assists and ranked second on the team with 36 points in 48 games this season. He also scored 10 goals, including four since Feb. 17. Overall, Ho-Sang ranks second among AHL rookies in assists and tied for sixth in points. The 6’0, 172-pound winger notched 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in his last six games. He made his professional debut with Bridgeport on Oct. 15, 2016.
Prior to turning pro, Ho-Sang logged 292 points (82 goals, 210 assists) in 256 games with the Windsor Spitfires and Niagara IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2012-16. The Thornhill, Ontario native registered 82 points (19 goals, 63 assists) in 66 games last season, leading Niagara and ranking 15th in the OHL’s scoring race. He also finished sixth in assists.
Ho-Sang was selected by the Islanders in the first round (#28 overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Next Time Out: The Sound Tigers open a three-game road trip tomorrow with an 11 a.m. puck drop against the Toronto Marlies in Toronto, Ontario. Fans can follow all of the live action via www.ahllive.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 10:45 a.m.
For additional details or to reserve seats for any of the 2016-17 giveaway and theme nights, please call the Sound Tigers’ front office at (203) 345-2300.
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