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Andrew MacDonald

31-Year-Old Defenseman – Philadelphia Flyers

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

MacDonald enters his age-31 season with a career high of 27 points to his name, and he managed only 18 over the course of 73 games last season while playing his typical 20 minutes per game, including a large helping of shorthanded time. That's about all you can ever expect f...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 204   DOB: 9/7/1986   BORN: Judique, Nova Scotia   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #160 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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Andrew MacDonald Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $30 million contract extension with the Flyers in April of 2014.

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MacDonald (leg) will return to action Monday against the Penguins.

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Andrew MacDonald NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2008-09 22 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 0.0 0 0 10:10 0 0 0 0:00 0 3
2009-10 23 46 1 6 7 5 20 43 2.3 0 0 20:05 0 0 0 1:42 36 94
2010-11 24 NHL NYI 60 4 23 27 9 37 72 5.6 1 0 23:25 1 11 12 3:03 38 160
2011-12 25 NHL NYI 75 5 14 19 -5 26 71 7.0 0 0 23:22 1 1 2 1:21 48 185
2012-13 26 NHL NYI 48 3 9 12 -2 20 45 6.7 1 0 23:31 1 2 3 1:31 26 123
2013-14 27 NHL PHI 19 0 4 4 -3 16 20 0.0 0 0 22:00 0 0 0 1:34 21 44
2013-14 27 NHL NYI 63 4 20 24 -19 34 72 5.6 2 0 25:25 2 9 11 3:16 48 198
2014-15 28 NHL PHI 58 2 10 12 -5 41 62 3.2 0 0 20:01 1 4 5 1:24 35 86
2015-16 29 NHL PHI 28 1 7 8 10 6 20 5.0 0 0 20:07 0 2 2 0:45 14 72
2015-16 29 AHL LEH 43 5 31 36 7 30 0 3
2016-17 30 NHL PHI 73 2 16 18 -5 26 65 3.1 0 0 20:06 0 0 0 0:07 39 151
2017-18 31 NHL PHI 14 1 2 3 5 10 20 5.0 0 0 20:32 0 0 0 0:15 5 34
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#1 Right Defenseman
  1. Andrew MacDonald
  2. Robert Hagg
  3. Radko Gudas
  4. Mark Alt
Philadelphia Flyers

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

20:32

Average Time On Ice

On average, Andrew MacDonald was on the ice for 20:32.

0:15

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Andrew MacDonald was on the ice for 0:15 during power plays.

2:33

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Andrew MacDonald was on the ice for 2:33 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2016-17 20:06 0:07 2:51
2017-18 20:32 0:15 2:33

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Andrew MacDonald
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 7 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 20:54 0:39
Dec 6 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 25:14 0:06
Dec 4 CGY@CGY 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 22:27 1:06
Dec 2 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:30 0:00
Nov 28 SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 20:46 0:00
Nov 27 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 23:56 0:00
Nov 24 NYI Did Not Play
Nov 22 NYI@NYI Did Not Play
Nov 21 VAN Did Not Play
Nov 18 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 16 WPG@WPG Did Not Play
Nov 14 MIN@MIN Did Not Play
Nov 11 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 9 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 4 COL Did Not Play
Nov 2 STL@STL Did Not Play
Nov 1 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Oct 30 ARI Did Not Play
Oct 28 TOR@TOR Did Not Play
Oct 26 OTT@OTT Did Not Play
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Oct 24 ANA Did Not Play
Oct 21 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 6 22:03 0:00
Oct 19 NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 16:26 0:01
Oct 17 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:59 0:10
Oct 14 WAS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 20:05 0:00
Oct 10 NAS@NAS 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 19:13 0:00
Oct 7 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 20:57 1:00
Oct 5 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:27 0:00
Oct 4 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 20:37 0:31

Andrew MacDonald: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

MacDonald (leg) won't be in the lineup for Friday's clash with the Islanders.

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MacDonald (leg) won't play Tuesday and is unlikely to play Wednesday, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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MacDonald (leg) skated Wednesday and is said to be making progress, though his return isn't imminent, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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MacDonald will skate Wednesday for the first time since sustaining his leg injury and is targeting a return for Nov. 21 against Vancouver, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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MacDonald (lower body) is seeking clearance from team doctors to be able to resume skating next week, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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MacDonald (lower body) will miss 4-to-6 weeks of action, Bill Meltzer of NHL.com reports.

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MacDonald has started 61.9 percent of his five-on-five shifts in the defensive zone and averaged 3:00 of ice time killing penalties through the first six games of the season.

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MacDonald recorded a plus-2 rating over 25:21 of ice time during Thursday's win over Minnesota.

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MacDonald picked up an assist and posted two shots in a 4-2 loss to the Penguins at Heinz Field on Sunday.

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MacDonald (undisclosed) is back in the rotation Saturday after going to the locker room following a big hit by Melker Karlsson of the Sharks, Adam Kimelman reports.

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MacDonald left Saturday's contest after getting smashed into the boards by Melker Karlsson of the Sharks, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.

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McDonald has just a single assist through 12 games in January, but he has blocked 27 shots.

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2017-18

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2016-17

After racking up 36 points in 43 games while “on loan” to AHL Lehigh Valley last year, MacDonald got called back up to the big leagues in mid-February, but the results were less than impressive. He notched just eight points and 20 shots in 28 games, with a plus-10 rating serving as a silver lining. But MacDonald’s still on the front side of the enormous six-year, $30 million contract extension he signed with the Flyers in 2014, so the team’s got a financial incentive to let him prove he can be better this season. Fantasy owners should maintain a healthy level of skepticism, as the 29-year-old blueliner has never cracked 30 points at the NHL level.

2015-16

MacDonald struggled to produce offense last season, managing just two goals and 12 points in 58 games. After recording 24 points in his final 63 games with the Islanders in 2013-14, MacDonald has accrued only 14 points in 77 games since arriving in Philadelphia and inking a huge extension shortly after that. While the offense has disappeared, MacDonald remains somewhat valuable in very deep leagues due to his blocked shot and PIM contributions, though even those numbers have tailed off from his days with the Islanders. He still averages around 20 minutes of ice time, but with offensive defenseman Mark Streit and Michael Del Zotto in place, in addition to a slew of blue line prospects rising in the system, MacDonald won't see much power-play time. The 28-year-old may be able to improve on his totals from last season, though don’t expect a huge leap, as he’s been asked to stick in his own zone more than anything.

2014-15

After signing a six-year deal in the offseason to remain in Philadelphia for the foreseeable future, MacDonald looks to make a name for himself in one of the bigger hockey markets in the league. MacDonald should thrive in an environment where he can fit into his natural third- or fourth-defenseman role after carrying the weight of the Islanders' defensive woes for nearly six seasons. It will be difficult for him not to have the best year of his career, but fantasy general managers will still likely have better options available to them unless they are in an exceptionally deep league.

2013-14

MacDonald had a solid season for the Islanders last season. But like so many other defenders on the team, his offensive upside is limited - to say the least - as he only posted three goals and 12 points. He is best suited for a third pairing on defense but with the Islanders he will probably be a second pairing.

2012-13

MacDonald has proven to be a reliable second pairing defenseman for the Islanders. His numbers won't knock you out of the rink, but he is capable of scoring a few goals, posting five to go with 14 assists last year in 75 contests. On a deeper defensive teams he might be a third pairing blue liner; MacDonald could factor into deeper leagues.

2011-12

MacDonald was yet another player that was lost to the Islanders last season due to injury. He underwent hip surgery and is expected to be ready for the start of the NHL season. MacDonald should be included on the Isles' second pairing on defense, and although his offense isn't the greatest, it's not the worst, either.

2010-11

MacDonald has yet to play a full season with the Islanders, and it seems unlikely that 2010-11 will change that. The trade for James Wisniewski, and the return of Radek Martinek, means MacDonald is most likely ticketed to start the season in Bridgeport and will be called up from the AHL when injuries arise.

2009-10

MacDonald notched 32 points in 69 games for Bridgeport last season. He still needs to work on becoming a complete defenseman, so he will work on his development in Bridgeport in 2009-10.

2008-09

MacDonald is an offensively skilled defenseman who has put up decent points at nearly every level he's played in. He's not ready for the NHL as he definitely needs work on the defensive aspects of the game, but he could be a solid producer for the Isles in the coming years.

2007-08

MacDonald will join the team for training camp, but will be hard-pressed to make the team. He still needs some seasoning, so expect a year or two more in the AHL.