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Fantasy Summary

Power center with good size-skill combination. After a long development period, he’s starting to put together his untapped potential.


Observations

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March 2022- The Coyotes wasted little time and signed newly acquired center McBain to an two-year, entry-level contract which will start this year. Unfortunately, McBain has a slight ankle injury (he’s in a walking boot) and will need a little time before suiting up. As of right now though, the injury does not look serious and Arizona has every intention of giving him a look in the NHL this season. Keith Duggan

March 2022- The Arizona Coyotes have acquired the rights to Jack McBain from Minnesota for a 2022 second-round pick, one that originally belonged to Vancouver. McBain, who just completed his senior season at Boston College, had made it clear recently that he had no intention of signing with the Wild and would become an unrestricted free agent this summer. McBain reportedly felt the Wild were set at center for the foreseeable future and wanted a better opportunity with another team. Minnesota GM Bill Guerin gave McBain’s agent permission to talk with other teams and once his camp determined a handful of destinations, he would trade his rights for a second-round pick. McBain just finished his NCAA career off with an outstanding campaign, scoring 19 goals and 14 assists in just 24 games. The 22-year-old also represented Canada at the