|Assets:||An accomplished goalkeeper at lower levels, he has the ability to step up at the highest level and perform solidly in short stints. Plays better when facing more shots.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't play with enough consistency to be considered NHL starting goaltender material. Can at times look a little too small in his crease, since he doesn't have ideal NHL size.|
|Career Potential:||Journeyman depth goaltender.|
|AHL||Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Trophy||2002-03|
|4/20/2013||Signed by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract extension.|
|2/11/2013||Claimed off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings.|
|2/11/2013||Missed 12 games (bulging disc in lower back).|
|2/10/2013||Placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|1/19/2013||Bulging disc in lower back, injured reserve.|
|4/20/2012||Missed 11 regular season and 5 playoff games (back spasms).|
|4/05/2012||Back spasms, sidelined indefinitely.|
|3/19/2012||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|2/03/2012||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/26/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/24/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/04/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|7/11/2011||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings to a two-year contract.|
|3/23/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/22/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/16/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/14/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/24/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/21/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/10/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/01/2010||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/28/2010||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/05/2010||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|7/02/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|4/07/2010||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|4/02/2010||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|3/03/2010||Acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|12/17/2009||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|11/24/2009||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|10/29/2009||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|10/08/2009||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/30/2009||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|8/10/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|3/27/2009||Missed 6 games (knee injury).|
|3/12/2009||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|2/03/2009||Missed 6 games (groin).|
|4/04/2008||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|4/01/2008||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/26/2008||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/18/2008||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/04/2008||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/02/2008||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|1/01/2008||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|12/27/2007||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|9/26/2007||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|7/05/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a two-year contract.|
|2/24/2007||Claimed off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings.|
|1/19/2007||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/12/2007||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL) for conditioning purposes.|
|12/31/2005||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/19/2005||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|11/13/2005||Re-assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|11/11/2005||Re-assigned to Toledo (ECHL).|
|10/04/2005||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/15/2004||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/15/2003||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/09/2003||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/26/2003||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|11/08/2002||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|11/07/2002||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/30/2002||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|2/11/2013||Claimed by the Calgary Flames off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings.|
|7/02/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|3/03/2010||Toronto Maple Leafs traded Joey MacDonald to the Anaheim Ducks for a 7th round selection in 2011.|
|8/10/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|7/05/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|2/24/2007||Claimed by the Boston Bruins off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings.|
|1/15/2002||Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Red Wings.|
MacDonald feels better after postgame scare | 04/30/2013 8:27 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald says he's feeling better after going to the hospital on a stretcher following Friday's loss to the Blackhawks.
ImpactMacDonald returned to Calgary on Saturday and there appears to be no lingering effects from the incident. The 33-year-old netminder could be in position to compete for Calgary's starting job next season if Miikka Kiprusoff retires as many expect.
Ill Joey MacDonald kept in Chicago after loss | 04/27/2013 10:28 AM
NewsAfter stopping 35 shots in the Flames' 3-1 loss to the Blackhawks, Calgary goaltender Joey MacDonald remained in Chicago overnight in Chicago because he was feeling ill.
ImpactMacDonald battled the flu during the Flames' road trip. The Flames had a nightmarish 2013 and their season is over. MacDonald, however, may be a keeper for Fantasy owners. Scouts suggest he has plenty of upside.
Joey MacDonald gets loss Monday Friday | 04/26/2013 11:14 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald allowed three goals on 38 shots in Calgary's 3-1 loss at the hands of the Blackhawks on Friday.
ImpactIt's hard to be taken seriously when your team's goaltender is MacDonald, but tonight was not a terrible outing. Look for MacDonald to serve as Calgary's backup next season or split the goaltending duties with one of the Flames' young netminders.
Joey MacDonald thumped by Blues | 04/26/2013 1:09 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald allowed four goals on 20 shots in Calgary's 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Blues on Thursday.
ImpactThe Flames are simply playing out the string at this juncture so not much can be drawn from the result. Look for MacDonald to serve as Calgary's backup next season.
Joey MacDonald gets the nod in St. Louis | 04/25/2013 1:28 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will be in Calgary's cage Thursday night when the Flames play in St. Louis.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactHe has won four of his past five starts and his last outing was an impressive 34-save effort in Minnesota on April 21 where he helped Calgary earn a 4-1 victory.
Joey MacDonald shuts down Wild | 04/21/2013 9:01 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald blocked 34 of 35 shots Sunday as the Flames surprised Minnesota with a 4-1 win.
ImpactFresh off signing a new contract with the Flames, MacDonald was the star of the show on this night. Despite the strong outing he's not worth adding in fantasy leagues.
Calgary re-signs Joey MacDonald | 04/20/2013 1:42 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald has inked a one-year, one-way contract with the Calgary Flames.
ImpactMacDonald will reportedly earn $925,000 in 2013-14. MacDonald provides the Flames with some insurance in case Miikka Kiprusoff decides to retire. If Kiprusoff does retire, then MacDonald will likely split the goaltending duties pretty evenly with one of Calgary's young netminders.
Joey MacDonald should be re-signed by Flames | 04/16/2013 7:17 AM
NewsGeorge Johnson of the Calgary Herald thinks that the Flames should re-sign goaltender Joey MacDonald.
ImpactMacDonald has been terrific since he was picked up off the waiver wire by the Flames on Feb. 11. He has played extremely well in place of Miikka Kiprusoff who is having a horrible season as MacDonald is 7-7-1 with a 2.91 GAA and a .900 save percentage, much better than Kipper's 6-13-1 record with a 3.61 GAA and a .872 save percentage. With Kiprusoff leaning towards retirement at the end of the season, MacDonald will give the Flames a veteran in net for the young and raw Flames in 2013-14.
G Joey MacDonald's win streak ends at three | 04/15/2013 11:44 PM
NewsFlames goaltender Joey MacDonald stopped 23 shots but allowed four to the Minnesota Wild in a 4-3 loss in Calgary Monday night.
ImpactMacDonald had been enjoying his best stretch of the season, stopping 96 of 100 shots while winning his last three starts. He has been playing in place of Miikka Kiprusoff, who has lost his last six games.
Calgary will go with Joey MacDonald Monday | 04/15/2013 1:17 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will get the nod on Monday.
Flames.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactIt will be MacDonald's third straight start. He has allowed just four goals in three games since his disastrous 8-2 loss to Edmonton on April 3.
MacDonald wins third straight | 04/14/2013 6:21 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald responded to last Wednesday's eight goal shellacking from the Oilers to beat them 4-1 on Saturday night for his third straight win.
ImpactMacDonald has posted remarkable numbers in his three wins since the blowout last week, allowing just four goals on 90 shots since.
Flames will start Joey MacDonald again | 04/13/2013 2:26 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will be back between the pipes for Calgary Saturday night versus Edmonton.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactHe made 29 stops in the Flames' 3-2 overtime win over Phoenix on Friday. He earned praise from coach Bob Hartley after the match and will start again over Miikka Kiprusoff, who is likely to retire after this season.
G Joey MacDonald gets praise from coach | 04/13/2013 9:53 AM
NewsFlames backup goaltender Joey MacDonald stopped 29 shots to garner his sixth victory of the season Friday night, tying veteran Calgary goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff in that category.
Impact"He's a favorite in the locker room and a great team player, so I'm pushing for him a lot. I like to have him on my team," Calgary coach Bob Hartley said. MacDonald, who allowed two goals in the Flames' 3-2 overtime win over Phoenix Friday night, will be an unrestricted free agent after this season but his play of late likely will earn him a decent contract offer from the Flames.
| 04/13/2013 4:31 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald stopped 29 of 31 shots and earned an uplifting win for the Flames in a 3-2 OT decision over Phoenix Friday night.
ImpactComing off a 39 save 3-1 win over Colorado last week, MacDonald will likely see a decent amount of starts in the season's final weeks.
Joey MacDonald will start on Friday | 04/12/2013 8:33 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald will play between the pipes on Friday.
ImpactMacDonald is coming off a stunning 39-save performance against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. He has a 3.05 GAA and .895 save percentage in 15 games this season.
G Joey MacDonald outstanding in Flames' win | 04/08/2013 11:40 PM
NewsGoaltender Joey MacDonald, in what probably was the best performance of his National Hockey League career, turned aside 39 of 40 shots against the Avalanche in Colorado Monday night to spark the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 triumph.
ImpactMacDonald, filling in for veteran Miika Kiprusoff, allowed eight goals against the Edmonton Oilers last Wednesday. He entered the game with a 3.19 goals-against average against the Avs and an .893 save percentage in five games.
Joey MacDonald will start Monday vs Avs | 04/08/2013 1:15 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will play between the pipes on Monday.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactIt will be MacDonald's first start since he allowed eight goals against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. This time he'll face the Colorado Avalanche, which he has a career 3.19 GAA and .893 save percentage in five games.
Joey MacDonald gives up eight goals | 04/04/2013 1:12 AM
NewsHopefully you didn't start Joey MacDonald on Wednesday.
ImpactIf so, your GAA and save percentage numbers are likely to be in serious trouble this week. MacDonald allowed eight goals on 39 shots in a vicious loss to the Edmonton Oilers. It's hard to tell what's going on with soon-to-retire No. 1 starter Miikka Kiprusoff, so life could be difficult for MacDonald in April ... one way or another.
Joey MacDonald set to start Wednesday | 04/03/2013 12:40 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald is slated to start Wednesday for Calgary.
Randy Sportak on Twitter
ImpactMiikka Kiprusoff, who apparently is staying in Calgary, won't play after he was pulled in 4-1 loss to Edmonton on Monday.
MacDonald saves 13 shots Monday | 04/02/2013 9:02 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald kicked out 13 of 14 shots after replacing Miikka Kiprusoff on Monday.
ImpactKiprusoff is talking with the Toronto Maple Leafs and might be traded soon. If that happens, there's a good chance that MacDonald will serve as the team's starter for what's left of the season. MacDonald has a 2.79 GAA and .898 save percentage in 13 games this season.
Joey MacDonald breaks victory drought | 03/28/2013 1:14 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald got his first win since Feb. 24 as the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday.
ImpactHe's now 4-5-1 on the season with a .895 save percentage and 2.99 GAA. Nothing special about those numbers, obviously, and with Miikka Kiprusoff's strange trade-blocking threats, he isn't highly likely to see big gains after the deadline.
Flames to start Joey MacDonald Wednesday | 03/27/2013 1:51 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will be in goal for Calgary Wednesday night when the Flames host Colorado.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactNumber one goalie Miikka Kiprusoff started games on Tuesday and Sunday, so MacDonald getting the call shouldn't come as a surprise. He has a 3-5-1 record with an .894 save percentage and a 2.98 GAA this season.
Joey MacDonald gets loss Monday night | 03/18/2013 11:17 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald made only 20 saves in the Calgary Flames' 4-3 loss to the Dallas Stars Monday night.
ImpactMiikka Kiprusoff is back in Calgary to be with his wife who just gave birth. The Flames next games take place against the Nashville Predators on Thursday and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. Look for Kipper to be back in nets later this week.
Joey MacDonald expected to start for Flames | 03/18/2013 5:51 AM
NewsLook for Joey MacDonald to get the start in goal for Calgary Monday.
ImpactThe Flames take on the Dallas Stars and with starter Miikka Kiprusoff back in Calgary to be with his wife who just gave birth, MacDonald is the likely starter. He is 3-4-1 this season with a 2.85 GAA and a .900 save percentage. The Flames recalled Daniel Taylor to back up MacDonald until Kiprusoff returns.
MacDonald suffers 3-1 loss to the LA Kings | 03/12/2013 1:48 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald made 19 saves in the Calgary Flames 3-1 loss to the LA Kings.
ImpactMacDonals played as well as a back-up is expected to play, only allowing two goals and giving the offense a chance to win the game. With Miikka Kiprusoff back from injury, expect MacDonald to be relegated to back up duties until Kipper either gets hurt again or traded.
Joey MacDonald may get the nod Monday | 03/11/2013 3:09 PM
NewsIt looks like Joey MacDonald will be between the pipes for Calgary Monday against Los Angeles.
Roger Millions on Twitter
ImpactMiikka Kiprusoff was shelled by the Kings Saturday night when he allowed six goals on 22 shots in a 6-2 loss. MacDonald owns a 3-3-1 record with a .900 save percentage and a 2.96 GAA in eight appearances this campaign.
Joey MacDonald is likely to start soon | 03/08/2013 8:38 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald will probably get a start in the near future.
ImpactMiikka Kiprusoff is expected to play on Friday, but the Flames are about to enter a stretch of three games in four days and four games in six days. "We have two goalies that can win games, that can play, that can contribute to the team's success," Flames coach Bob Hartley said. "That's a good feeling." MacDonald has a 3-3-1 record, 3.05 GAA, and .899 save percentage in seven games this season.
Joey MacDonald to start for Flames Sunday | 03/03/2013 12:25 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will earn another start in goal for the Flames as they take on Vancouver Sunday.
ImpactMacDonald has taken over from Leland Irving as the Flames primary net minder in the absence of starter Miikka Kiprusoff and has been adequate, but Kiprusoff is nearing a return, meaning the journeyman's stint as the Calgary starter will soon be coming to an end.
Joey MacDonald gives up five goals in loss | 03/01/2013 1:17 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald sticked away 31 of 36 shots against on Thursday night in the Flames' 5-4 loss to the Avalanche.
ImpactA below average defense and below average goaltender were exposed in this one, as a 3-0 lead whithered away. There's a reason why MacDonald, who has become the number one with Miikka Kiprusoff sidelined, is a back up -- he might look OK in isolated starts, but eventually it all comes undone if he's starting night after night. MacDonald has a 3.04 goals-against average and .899 save percentage on the season.
Joey MacDonald gets praised despite loss | 02/27/2013 9:15 AM
NewsFlames coach Bob Hartley didn't blame Joey MacDonald for Tuesday's 2-1 loss.
ImpactMacDonald kicked out 28 of 30 shots. "We wasted the best goaltending performance we had all year," Hartley said. Look for MacDonald to continue to serve as the team's starter until Miikka Kiprusoff has recovered from his knee injury.
MacDonald, Flames lose heartbreaker to Wild | 02/27/2013 12:33 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald had a shutout going until the 15:41 mark of the third period on Tuesday against Minnesota. heartbreaker
ImpactJason Zucker scored at that time to send the contest into overtime, where Zach Parise scored the game-winning goal. MacDonald was minutes away from his third straight win, but it ended up as an overtime loss. He made 28 saves in the defeat.
Joey MacDonald expected to start in net Tues. | 02/26/2013 4:01 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald is the likely starter in net Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild.
Roger Millions on Twitter
ImpactMacDonald has filled in admirably since starter Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) went down, but owners should remember he's been a career backup for a reason. On the season, MacDonald is 3-2-0 with a 2.85 and .901 save percentage.
Joey MacDonald not great in 5-4 win | 02/25/2013 12:03 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald notched 23 saves in Calgary's 5-4 win over the Coyotes on Sunday night.
ImpactMacDonald wasn't all that great in this one, but he did enough to keep his team in the game. He has filled in admirably with Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) on the shelf. The 33-year-old has a 2.85 goals-against average and .901 save percentage on the season.
Flames coach fired up about goalie run-ins | 02/24/2013 10:52 AM
NewsCalgary coach Joey MacDonald has been run over twice in the Flames' crease during his past two games and coach Bob Hartley is furious about it.
Impact"That's something I hope the (National Hockey League) is going to be looking at," Hartley said shortly after his team - powered by MacDonald's netminding and Matt Stajan's two goals - dumped the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday night. "Not from a standpoint of (only) Joey MacDonald ... but for goalies, the blue paint is almost like toll booths right now. Players come in and they just drive those nets. There's already been a few goalies getting injured because of contact. (First-string Calgary goalie Miikka Kiprusoff) is one of them. So I think that has to stop. Maybe a two-minute penalty is just not enough." Wednesday, it had been Trevor Lewis, of the Los Angeles Kings, who thumped MacDonald back into his net - basically straight on. Saturday, it was Jason Zucker, who, taking a shortcut through MacDonald's crease, had knocked out the right leg of the netminder. In both cases, MacDonald was shaken up and the intruders were penalized with minors.
MacDonald shines in Flames win | 02/24/2013 8:51 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald made 30 saves Saturday night to tame the Wild in Calgary's 3-1 win.
ImpactMacDonald has been efficient as the Flames' temporary starter with a 2-2 record, .913 save percentage and 2.55 goals against average.
Joey MacDonald will start on Saturday | 02/23/2013 10:45 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald will get the nod on Saturday.
Flames.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactMacDonald has a 1-2-0 record, 3.09 GAA, and .893 save percentage in three games. He's serving as the Flames de facto starter while Miikka Kiprusoff recovers from a knee injury.
Joey MacDonald allows three in defeat | 02/21/2013 1:54 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings beat Joey MacDonald and the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Wednesday.
ImpactMacDonald is now 1-2-0 in 2013. He made 30 out of 33 saves. The journeyman goalie isn't really worth looking at unless you're in the deepest of leagues and most desperate of situations.
Joey MacDonald likely goalie for Flames today | 02/20/2013 2:56 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald almost certainly will start in net for the Flames tonight when the Kings visit Calgary.
ImpactMacDonald turned aside 27 of 30 shots in a 4-3 win over Dallas Sunday.
Joey MacDonald earns victory over Stars | 02/17/2013 10:50 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald turned aside 27 of 30 shots in a 4-3 win over Dallas Sunday.
ImpactMacDonald earned the start after relieving Leland Irving in Calgary's loss to the Blues Friday night and he was adequate in this game. He's likely to get another game between the pipes in the Flames next outing.
Flames will start Joey MacDonald on Sunday | 02/16/2013 6:30 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald will start for the Calgary Flames on Sunday.
Impact"When we claimed Joey MacDonald off waivers we did so with the expectation that he would play games for us," Flames GM Jay Feaster said. "Now that he has seen some game action we intend to use him more." It looks like MacDonald might settle in as the Flames' backup once Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) is healthy.
MacDonald comes in to relieve Leland Irving | 02/16/2013 1:38 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald made 18 saves on 21 shots in relief for Leland Irving as Calgary fell 5-2 to St. Louis on Friday night.
ImpactThe 33 year-old made his first appearance of the year after Irving allowed two goals on the first four shots he faced.
Calgary claims goaltender Joey MacDonald | 02/11/2013 1:09 PM
NewsJoey MacDonald has been claimed off of waivers by the Calgary Flames.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactWith Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) sidelined, MacDonald might have some very short term value. However, Kiprusoff might return as early as this week and if that happens, MacDonald will be the Flames' backup goaltender at best.
Red Wings place Joey MacDonald on waivers | 02/10/2013 2:55 PM
NewsThe Detroit Red Wings decided to place goalie Joey MacDonald on waivers on Saturday.
Renaud P Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactThe netminder is out of the backup mix while Jonas Gustavsson is on the injured reserve and Petr Mrazek won convincingly in his first NHL start on Feb. 7. MacDonald hasn't played in an NHL game yet in 2013 and might just need to do it for another team if that happens.
Joey MacDonald might be cleared Friday | 02/07/2013 10:39 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald (herniated disc) might be healthy enough to return to Detroit's lineup as soon as Friday.
ImpactMacDonald will participate in Detroit's Thursday morning skate. It's not clear if MacDonald will get an opportunity to start in the not too distant future.
MacDonald might have a conditioning stint | 02/05/2013 11:07 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald (herniated disc) might end up heading to AHL Grand Rapids on a conditioning stint in the near future.
ImpactPart of it might depend on the status of Jonas Gustavsson (groin) by the time MacDonald is ready to return. MacDonald is hoping to get the green light to resume hockey workouts this week and might be able to play this weekend.
Joey MacDonald could practice this week | 02/04/2013 10:03 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald (herniated disc) is expected to get clearance to play hockey this week.
ImpactMacDonald has been out of action since last March and could find himself as a backup for Jimmy Howard while Jonas Gustavsson continues to be out with a groin injury. MacDonald could be ready to go as early as this weekend and Howard could use a break as he has started all eight games.
Joey MacDonald (back) continues to recover | 01/18/2013 11:29 AM
NewsJoey MacDonald is still recovering from a back injury that he sustained in March.
Impact"It's frustrating, especially after a year like last year when everything went so well," said MacDonald. "But it's no different than any other year for me. You come into camp and battle. If you're not No. 1, you're battling for No. 2. It doesn't matter. You just keep battling and working hard. Look at what happened last year." MacDonald started the 2011-12 campaign as Detroit's third-string goaltender, but worked his way onto the roster before suffering a back injury. He's signed with Detroit through the 2012-13 season, but he's behind Jonas Gustavsson and Jimmy Howard in the depth charts.
|Date||Team||Opp||Decision||MIN||SO||GA||SHA||YTD GAA||YTD SV%||YTD Record||Status|
|2/11/2013||Cgy||Min||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Shots Against||40||at Col||Apr 8||33|
|Saves||39||at Col||Apr 8||31|
|Games Played In||49||2008-09 (NYI)|
|Shutouts||1||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Det)|
|Goal Against Average||3.37||2008-09 (NYI)|
|Save percentage||.901||2008-09 (NYI)|
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