Manitoba Moose sign Winnipeg Ice grad Isaac Johnson

Winnipeg Ice forward Isaac Johnson has parlayed a career year in the Western Hockey League into a professional opportunity. And the 21-year-old forward from Andover, Minn., won’t even have to move to a new city after signing an AHL contract for the 2020-21 season with the Manitoba Moose.

The six-foot-three, 182-pound right-winger impressed Moose GM Craig Heisinger with his size, hockey sense, and play-making ability.

“He seems like a kid looking for an opportunity,” said Heisinger. “His skating has to get better — more consistent — but we think it will through improved conditioning. We think there’s room for growth.”

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