Colorado Signs Goaltender Mason McDonald
Jul 25, 2019
WINDSOR, CO. – The Colorado Eagles, proud affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed goaltender Mason McDonald to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. McDonald was the first goalie selected in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft when he was taken by the Calgary Flames in the second round and #34, overall. The 23 year-old has played in five AHL games with the Stockton Heat, posting a record of 3-1-0 with a with a 3.97 GAA and a .861 save-percentage. In addition, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound netminder has gone 47-33-7 in three seasons in the ECHL with the Adirondack Thunder and Kansas City Mavericks. During that time, he registered a 2.77 GAA and a .905 save -percentage.
McDonald spent five seasons at the major junior level with the Charlottetown Islanders and Acadia-Bathurst Titan of the QMJHL. In 150 total contests, the Halifax, Nova Scotia native went 63-60-13 to go along with a 3.41 GAA and a .901 save-percentage. McDonald also represented Team Canada in the 2014 U-18 World Junior Championships and the 2016 U-20 World Junior Championships. In addition to winning a bronze medal with Team Canada’s U-18 squad, he would also be named the tournament’s Best Goaltender after posting a tournament-best .930 save-percentage.
The 2019-20 season begins when the Eagles host the Stockton Heat on Friday, October 4th at the Budweiser Events Center. Tickets for all regular season contests will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 20th at 10am. Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are available now and can be reserved with a deposit of just $100 per seat by calling (970) 686-SHOT.