Josh Wesley

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  • DOB: 4/9/1996
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 195
  • Hometown: Hartford, CT

Career Notes:   2017-18:  Reassigned by Carolina to Charlotte from Florida (ECHL) 1/31, after having been reassigned to Everblades 12/6…2016-17:  Led Florida (ECHL) defensemen in goals (9) and had second-most points (29) among team blueliners…Was +19 for Florida, good for fifth-best on team...Notched his first career AHL point with a goal for Charlotte 11/30 @ Stockton...2015-16:  Went to OHL Finals with Niagara (lost in four games to London)...Tied for third-most regular-season goals among Niagara defensemen (a combined five, between Niagara and Flint)...2014-15:  Made pro debut for Charlotte 4/18 in regular-season finale @ Grand Rapids, after signing Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement 3/31...Transactions:  Signed NHL contract with Carolina 6/1/16...Drafted:  4th rd. (96th ov.) by Carolina 2014...Misc.:  Son of former long-time NHL defenseman Glen Wesley, who played 1,457 NHL games from 1987-88 through 2007-08, including 184 GP in three seasons (1994-95 through 1996-97) with the Hartford Whalers and 913 GP over 13 years (1987-88 through 2007-08) with the Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes franchise...Nephew of Blake Wesley, who played 298 games in the NHL from 1979-80 through 1985-86, including 100 GP with the Hartford Whalers between the 1981-82 and '82-'83 seasons.

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