New York Islanders
    Josh Ho-Sang
    Josh Ho-Sang
    #26 | Josh Ho-Sang
    Healthy
    Right Wing | New York Islanders
    Stick Hand Right
    Date of Birth 1/22/1996
    Height, Weight 6'0", 173 lbs
    From Toronto, ON
    Drafted 2014 - Rd 1
    2018-19 Season
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    BIOGRAPHY  
    Stick Hand Right
    Date of Birth 1/22/1996
    Height, Weight 6'0", 173 lbs
    From Toronto, ON
    Drafted 2014 - Rd 1
    RotowireOct 3, 11:16a ET

    News

    According to general manager Lou Lamoriello, Ho-Sang's representative has asked for him to be traded, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Impact

    Ho-Sang has been unable to earn a full-time role with the Islanders since being selected by the team in the first round of the 2014 draft, but he's shown a lot of potential during his limited time with the big club since then, totaling seven goals and 24 points in 53 career appearances. The 23-year-old forward clearly thinks he'll have a better shot at a consistent NHL role with a different organization, but if Lamoriello is unable to find a trade partner, Ho-Sang will be sent to AHL Bridgeport.

    RotowireSep 30, 7:55a ET

    News

    The Islanders waived Ho-Sang for reassignment to AHL Bridgeport, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.

    Impact

    Ho-Sang is a skilled skater, as he was picked by the Islanders 28th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. However, he comes with maturity issues and defensive-zone shortcomings. Ho-Sang didn't prove he overcame those red flags in the preseason, so the Islanders are hoping he can clear waivers and continue his development in the minors. There's a chance he's picked up by another squad, but he's a risky player to keep with the big club. Over the last three years, he's played in 53 NHL games, recording seven goals and 24 points.