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Brad Isbister

Brad Isbister  #27

Left Wing
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: May 7, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: WIN / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (67th overall)
WHL West Second All-Star Team (1997) Rights transferred to Phoenix after Winnipeg franchise relocated, July 1, 1996. Traded to NY Islanders by Phoenix with Phoenix's 3rd round choice (Brian Collins) in 1999 Entry Draft for Robert Reichel, NY Islanders' 3rd round choice (Jason Jaspers) in 1999 Entry Draft and Ottawa's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Phoenix selected Preston Mizzi) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 20, 1999. Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders with Raffi Torres for Janne Niinimaa and Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Evgeni Tunik) in 2003 Entry Draft , March 11, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Innsbruck (Austria), February 12, 2005. Traded to Boston by Edmonton for Boston's 4th round choice (later traded back to Boston - later traded to San Jose - San Jose selected James Delory) in 2006 Entry Draft, August 1, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 30, 2006. Traded to NY Rangers by Carolina for Jakub Petruzalek and future considerations, November 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 3, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, September 4, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), October 13, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, September 26, 2009.
Quote of the Day

That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3