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#41 Jared McIsaac
Pos: D
D.O.B.: 3/27/00
From: Truro, NS
Height: 6'1
Weight: 191
Shoots: Left
Drafted: 2018 draft 2nd rnd, 36th overall by Detroit (NHL)
Acquired: Signed 3 yr contract with Detroit (NHL) 9/28/18
Plus: Tremendous skater with great speed and edgework... Ability to quarterback a powerplay because he sees the ice so well... Excellent puck distributor... Smart player with very high offensive skill... Able to dangle and make one on one plays like a forward, but smart enough to know ehn to stop playing fancy... Plays a physical game and is a heavy hitter... Very good at steering apponents out of danger areas with his skating and stick... Accurate shooter both from the point and in close with a tricky wrist shot...
Minus: Injury problems have hurt his development... Needs to fill out and add muscle to his frame... sometimes inconsistent defensively in thought process...
Organizational Comments: Red Wings Director of Amateur Scouting - Tyler Wright
What GRC says: Fall 2021 A highly skilled defenseman who can get the job done at both ends of the ice, McIsaac should be a highly impactful member of the Griffins blueline corps this season. He is a tremendous skater with great vision and can either lead the rush or make a great first pass out of the zone. Jared also has the size to battle and his work ethic and competitiveness are high. The biggest question mark remains his health. After two major shoulder surgeries and a minor one at the end of last season, McIsaac is really just looking to string some games together to be able to start building his resume again.

Role: Two-way defenseman
Projection: NHL Top 4 Defender


9/28/18 Signed 3-yr contract with Detroit (NHL)
9/21/20 Loaned to HPK (SM-Liiga)
10/22/20 Returned on loan from HPK (SM-Liiga) to long term injured list (Shoulder)
1/12/21 Injured non-roster (Shoulder)
4/12/21 Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL)
4/12/21 Activated from Injured non-roster