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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

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares