Who – A Halifax native who played parts of three seasons with the Charlottetown Islanders.
Size, age – McDonald is listed as six-foot-four and 200 pounds. He is 21 years old.
Turning pro – McDonald played his first professional season this year. He played 29 games with the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL and finished the season with one game with the AHL’s Stockton Heat.
2016-17 ECHL stats
GP W L OTL GAA SAV%
29 13 9 2 2.72 .897
McDonald said: “No matter where I am (next year), I will just go out everyday and put my best foot forward and try and prove to them that I am ready to move up.”
Maritime NHLers for Kids – McDonald is taking part in events this week that raise money to assist Maritime boys and girls to play hockey. There is a golf tournament as well as a dinner and auction. While the golf tournament is full, there are still tickets available for the dinner and auction and they can be purchased online through www.maritimenhlersforkids.com.