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Isles Day to Day: Filppula Activated, Ho-Sang to Bridgeport

Valtteri Filppula is likely to return Tuesday, while Josh Ho-Sang is loaned to Bridgeport

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / NewYorkIslanders.com

Valtteri Filppula was activated off injured reserve on Tuesday afternoon, clearing the way for a possible return to action against the Carolina Hurricanes. Filppula is officially a game-time decision per Head Coach Barry Trotz. 

The Islanders center missed two games with an upper-body, suffered on Dec. 31 against the Buffalo Sabres. Filppula has 19 points (9G, 10A) in 38 games this season. 

In a corresponding move, Josh Ho-Sang was loaned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Ho-Sang was recalled by the Islanders on Dec. 9 and played 10 games with the team. The 22-year-old scored his first goal of the season on Dec. 18 against Arizona. 

Ho-Sang had 22 points (2G, 20A) in 26 games with the Sound Tigers this season. 

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