The Bridgeport Report: Week 1

Kyle MacLean

F

#10

  • DOB: 4/29/1999
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 190
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 2
  • Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
  • Drafted: Undrafted

2021-22: Earned his first career game-winning goal and multi-point game (1g, 1a) on 11/7/21 against Hartford, scoring with just 24.8 seconds left in regulation. 2020-21: Finished his first professional season tied for second among Bridgeport rookies in points (10) and assists (6)... Also tied for second among Bridgeport rookies with a plus-two rating in 22 games... Made his professional debut on 2/5/21 at Providence... Scored his first pro goal (shorthanded) and notched his first pro fight 22 seconds later on 2/13/21 against Providence... Recorded an assist on 4/24/21 at Hartford to extend his career-best point streak to six games. 2019-20: Played his fifth consecutive season with the Oshawa Generals (Ontario Hockey League) and served as team captain for the second straight year... Ranked fourth on the team in points (46) and assists (33), and was tied for sixth in goals (13) over the course of 51 games... Teammates with Brett Neumann for the second straight season... Initially signed an AHL deal with Bridgeport on 7/12/19. 2018-19: Set junior hockey career highs in goals (18), assists (42) and points (60) in 68 games... Tied for the second on the Generals in scoring and ranked second in assists... Ranked sixth on the team in goals... Added 13 points (5g, 8a) in 15 playoff games. 2017-18: Earned 28 points (10g, 18a) in 44 games with Oshawa, while serving as an alternate captain... Collected a career-best plus-12 rating... Scored three goals in five playoff games. 2016-17: Notched 13 points (6g, 7a) in 68 games during his second season with the Generals... Scored two goals in 11 playoff games. 2015-16: Had nine points (4g, 5a) in 47 games during his first season with Oshawa. Draft Status: Undrafted.

PERSONAL: His father, John, played 18 NHL seasons and served as a coach with New Jersey, Carolina, Lowell (AHL) and Arizona... He played 1,194 NHL games with New Jersey, San Jose, Dallas and the New York Rangers, recording 842 points (413g, 429a) and a career plus-42 rating... He won the Stanley Cup with New Jersey in 1994-95, serving as an alternate captain and collecting 18 points (5g, 13a) in 20 post-season games... Named to the 1989 and 1991 NHL All-Star Games with New Jersey.

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