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Josh Ho-Sang A Healthy Scratch Tonight

from Arthur Staple of Newsday,

Josh Ho-Sang will miss Friday’s season-opening game for the Islanders. He’s not happy about it, but he’s not sulking either.

“What’s allowing me to deal with this is I trust Dougie (Weight) a lot. I trust him. He’s my coach,” Ho-Sang told Newsday after he spent nearly an hour on the ice Friday morning doing conditioning work. “He has the best intentions for this team. I know what he wants to achieve this year. If at this point in time he thinks this is the group he needs, then I trust him. That’s the mentality we’ve been preaching.”

For his part, Weight doesn’t view Ho-Sang’s healthy scratch as a punishment. The coach saw a few old habits leak into preseason games — he wants Ho-Sang to have a little more awareness of time-of-game and time-of-shift moments — but not much else, which is why Weight and his coaching staff needed until Thursday afternoon to decide on Jason Chimera playing and Ho-Sang sitting...

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ilovehomers's avatar

Is anyone who complains about AA being benched/limited minutes going to see this?

Once again, benching young guys/limiting minutes is NOT a Detroit problem…

Posted by ilovehomers on 10/06/17 at 03:28 PM ET

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