AHL Report – New Arrivals

Brayden Olafson

2017-11-14

Jesse Puljujarvi - photo courtesy: edmontonjournal.com

The AHL is an ever-changing environment. A difficult league with a mixed bag of player types and constant moving parts. Throughout the last couple weeks of October we we’ve been pestered with the seasonal chatter of the entry-level-slide limit of nine games played. While several NHL teams have offered their rookies spot-starts throughout the month, they’ve apparently also been doing some higher level evaluation on their youngsters who ARE eligible for the AHL.

In the month of October, the NHL offices have been swamped processing each teams recalls and reassignments [https://capfriendly.com/transactions/recalls-reassignment], below are some of the more notable demotions and how they may affect the player and the AHL team they’re joining.  

Josh Ho-Sang | 28th overall, 2014 – New York Islanders (9-6-2) / Bridgeport Sound Tigers (6-7-0) 

Rank on DobberProspects Islanders Page: 2nd 

Ho-Sang’s demotion was one of the most surprising of October. Considering how the Islanders can be starved of offense at times after their top trio, Ho-sang seemed like a virtual lock to continue the season in Br