Ho-Sang Recalled by the New York Islanders
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, on emergency basis.
Ho-Sang, 21, recorded six points (two goals, four goals) and a plus-2 rating in six games with the Sound Tigers this season, including points in each of his last three contests. Earlier this year, he collected four assists in six games with the Islanders after finishing his rookie campaign with the club last year.
He recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and a plus-1 rating in 21 games with the Islanders in 2016-17, including his NHL debut on Mar. 2 against the Dallas Stars.
A native of Toronto, Ho-Sang also tallied 36 points (10 goals, 26 assists) in 50 games with the Sound Tigers last season. He ranked second among AHL rookies in assists and tied for sixth in points at the time of his recall in late February. The 6'0, 172-pound winger notched 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in his last six games in the AHL. Ho-Sang 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.
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