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Isles Day to Day: Ho-Sang Reports to Bridgeport

Josh Ho-Sang will rejoin the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

Josh Ho-Sang will report to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Islanders President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello confirmed on Tuesday morning. 

Ho-Sang reached out to Islanders Assistant General Manager Chris Lamoriello, who discussed the move with Head Coach Brent Thompson before agreeing to welcome Ho-Sang back to the team.

"Josh reached out to Chris Lamoriello and they had a conversation," Lamoriello said. "Chris made the decision to bring him back. Chris and the coach."

Ho-Sang was placed on waivers by the Islanders on Sept. 30 and requested a trade - via his agent - on Oct. 3. Lamoriello requested that Ho-Sang not report to Bridgeport as he looked to honor the request. Lamoriello said that Ho-Sang has a clean slate with the organization upon reporting and that there are no hard feelings from October's events. 

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"He was the last cut going down to the American League, so he did have a good training camp," Lamoriello said. "Where he's at physically and mentally, we'll just have to wait and see. From our end, he'll have a clean slate. It's in his hands."

"He just has to go there and do what he has to do as a player and conform to the environment and there will be no issues."

Ho-Sang had 43 points (8G, 35A) in 56 games for the Sound Tigers last season. The Islanders' 2014 first-round pick has 24 points (7G, 17A) in 53 career games with the Islanders. 

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