LA Kings Draft: Jack Bar 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

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Jack Bar enjoyed a successful first year in the USHL with the Chicago Steel and would be a great selection for the LA Kings in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Following up on last year’s selections of defensemen in the second round, the LA Kings could follow suit this year with the selection of Jack Bar. From the same town as second overall pick Quinton Byfield, Bar went from St. Andrew’s College prep school hockey in 19-20 to the Chicago Steel of the USHL.

He helped the Steel win their second Clark Cup in franchise history this past year. During the regular season, Bar tallied 15 points in 34 games. Watching his film, he bought into the Steel’s system quickly, understanding his responsibilities defensively. That said, he timed his offensive opportunities well to join in the rush.

Bar skates well and can carry the puck through all three zones. At just 18 years of age, his physicality may already be his best trait. He’s set to join LA Kings 2020 third-round pick Alex Laferriere at Harvard next season.

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We recently had The Draft Analyst’s Steve Kournianos on the podcast to talk about a number of prospects in the 2021 NHL Draft, including Jack Bar.

“He’s mean. He’s mean, aggressive, angry – he just loves to hit everything. He’ll hit anyone, anywhere. The thing about Bar is he has puck skills. He can skate. He has size. He has really good hands. He’s always aggressive. The big thing with him is how tough and physical he is.”

You can listen to the full scoop on Bar in our most recent episode of The Hockey Royalty Podcast.

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  • Age: 18
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 194 lbs
  • Shot: R


  • Ranked #40 by FCHOCKEY
  • Ranked #24 by MCKEEN’S HOCKEY
  • Ranked #50 by DOBBERPROSPECTS
  • Ranked #51 by SMAHT SCOUTING
  • Ranked #58 by TSN/McKenzie