Fantasy Summary

A gifted offensive winger with great puck skills and a quick release. Needs to get stronger but has top-six upside at the NHL level.


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July 2022 – Howard has been selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning with the 31st overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. Nick Richard

December 2021 – Howard spent most of last season with the U17 team and lit up the scoreboard to the tune of 27 goals and 27 assists in just 34 games. His exceptional play earned him 17 games with the U18 team and he scored above a point per game there as well. He has carried that over as a full-time member of the U18 team this season and leads the team in scoring through the early part of the season. Nick Richard

September 2021 – After spending two years lighting it up at Minnesota’s renowned Shattuck St. Mary’s, “Ike” Howard spent the 2020-21 season with the USNTDP U17 and U18 teams before participating in the U18 World Championships. USA was knocked out in the quarterfinals of the tournament but Howard had four points through five games. Howard posted stellar numbers with the U17s, scoring 27 goals and 27 assists in just 34 games. His play was good enough to earn a call up to the U18 team for the remainder of the season where he saw continued success. Tallying another five goals and 14 assists for 19 points in 17 games, Howard capped off an explosive draft-1 season. Howard will play for the USNTDP’s U18 team once again in 2021-22 before beginning his collegiate career at Minnesota-Duluth in 2022-23.

Isaac Howard is another American player in this draft that will be looking to prove himself worthy of being a top-10 selection in the 2022 NHL draft. After a successful first year