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The Development Of Josh Ho-Sang

from Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post,

Along the way, there have been many detractors of Josh Ho-Sang. And yet nobody has disputed his talent, to be on display when the Islanders’ 2014 first-round pick (28th overall) takes the ice at the team’s Blue-and-White prospects scrimmage Wednesday night at Barclays Center.

But the personality and the attitude of this brash 19-year-old, well, that’s something different. It so often rubbed people the wrong way as he plowed through the junior ranks in Canada, including the gurus who overlooked his abundant on-ice skills and never picked him for a big-time international competition, a decision that had drawn his outspoken ire.

And yet in all of that, there is a distinct feeling if and when he becomes a part of this Islanders team, New York might embrace his personality rather than ridicule it.

“You have to think you’re the best player,” Ho-Sang told The Post in a refreshing, matter-of-fact way at the Islanders prospect camp at Eisenhower Park on Tuesday.

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Wanted him last year at the draft. Wanted Kenny to do what Garf Snow did. Was disappointed that he didn’t. I expect Ho-Sang will be a really good player at the NHL level.

Posted by VitoLambruski on 07/08/15 at 10:35 AM ET

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