Player Updates

June 1, 2015 02:50 PM
MacDonald was recalled from AHL Hamilton on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.The Canadiens will more than likely rest Carey Price during practices throughout the playoffs, so MacDonald's recall gives the team two goalies to work with during those sessions, with backup netminder Dustin Tokarski representing the other. MacDonald is a clear No. 3 on the organizational depth chart and won't have a shot at appearing in the postseason unless Price or Tokarski sustains an injury at some point.
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MacDonald was recalled from AHL Hamilton on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.The Canadiens will more than likely rest Carey Price during practices throughout the playoffs, so MacDonald's recall gives the team two goalies to work with during those sessions, with backup netminder Dustin Tokarski representing the other. MacDonald is a clear No. 3 on the organizational depth chart and won't have a shot at appearing in the postseason unless Price or Tokarski sustains an injury at some point.

June 1, 2015 04:36 PM
The Canadiens have assigned MacDonald to AHL Hamilton.MacDonald's demotion would appear to be a good sign with regard to Carey Price's status for Tuesday's game against the Preds.
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The Canadiens have assigned MacDonald to AHL Hamilton.MacDonald's demotion would appear to be a good sign with regard to Carey Price's status for Tuesday's game against the Preds.

June 1, 2015 04:38 PM
MacDonald has been recalled from AHL Hamilton.MacDonald gets the call from the Habs in advance of Saturday's game against the Islanders, with Carey Price currently day-to-day with an upper body injury.
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MacDonald has been recalled from AHL Hamilton.MacDonald gets the call from the Habs in advance of Saturday's game against the Islanders, with Carey Price currently day-to-day with an upper body injury.

June 2, 2015 04:35 AM
MacDonald was reassigned to AHL Hamilton on Monday, TSN.ca reports.MacDonald served as the backup to Carey Price over the weekend while Dustin Tokarski picked up some ice time with Hamilton. With Tokarski now back in Montreal, MacDonald will head back to the minors to function in a depth capacity.
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MacDonald was reassigned to AHL Hamilton on Monday, TSN.ca reports.MacDonald served as the backup to Carey Price over the weekend while Dustin Tokarski picked up some ice time with Hamilton. With Tokarski now back in Montreal, MacDonald will head back to the minors to function in a depth capacity.

June 2, 2015 04:40 AM
The Canadiens recalled MacDonald from AHL Hamilton on Friday.MacDonald will replace Dustin Tokarski as the backup goaltender behind Carey Price. Tokarski started just six games all year, and did not see any action in December, so expect MacDonald's playing time to be sparse.
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The Canadiens recalled MacDonald from AHL Hamilton on Friday.MacDonald will replace Dustin Tokarski as the backup goaltender behind Carey Price. Tokarski started just six games all year, and did not see any action in December, so expect MacDonald's playing time to be sparse.

June 2, 2015 07:52 AM
The Canadiens have signed MacDonald to a one-year, two-way contract, the team's official site reports.The 34-year-old MacDonald, who saw work in 11 games with the Flames this past season, gives the Habs' organization added goaltending depth behind Carey Price and Peter Budaj.
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The Canadiens have signed MacDonald to a one-year, two-way contract, the team's official site reports.The 34-year-old MacDonald, who saw work in 11 games with the Flames this past season, gives the Habs' organization added goaltending depth behind Carey Price and Peter Budaj.

June 1, 2015 09:35 PM
MacDonald stopped all but one of the 35 shots he faced in Friday's 2-1 win over Florida.MacDonald has ceded time the Calgary crease of late and has six wins on the season. Calgary is hardly a bastion of reliable goaltending, but players like MacDonald can be useful as spot starters on nights where there aren't many games.
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MacDonald stopped all but one of the 35 shots he faced in Friday's 2-1 win over Florida.MacDonald has ceded time the Calgary crease of late and has six wins on the season. Calgary is hardly a bastion of reliable goaltending, but players like MacDonald can be useful as spot starters on nights where there aren't many games.

June 1, 2015 09:37 PM
MacDonald will be the starter in goal for Friday's game against the Panthers, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.MacDonald will receive the start for the second game of the Flames' back-to-back, with No. 1 goalie Karri Ramo earning the honors Thursday against the Lightning. With a 3.00 GAA and .908 save percentage, MacDonald doesn't make for a particularly good starting option even against the struggling Panthers.
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MacDonald will be the starter in goal for Friday's game against the Panthers, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.MacDonald will receive the start for the second game of the Flames' back-to-back, with No. 1 goalie Karri Ramo earning the honors Thursday against the Lightning. With a 3.00 GAA and .908 save percentage, MacDonald doesn't make for a particularly good starting option even against the struggling Panthers.

June 1, 2015 09:53 PM
MacDonald stopped seven of nine shots during the Flames' 6-5 loss to the Predators on Friday.
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MacDonald stopped seven of nine shots during the Flames' 6-5 loss to the Predators on Friday.

June 1, 2015 10:03 PM
MacDonald stopped 22 of 25 shots in regulation, one in overtime and then another three in the shootout as the Flames beat the Stars 4-3 on Friday.MacDonald broke a three-game losing streak that dated back to November when he was seemingly exiled to the AHL after clearing waivers. The trade deadline shook things up a bit and allowed him to return, but with 13 goals allowed in his last four games, he is not a recommended fantasy pick.
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MacDonald stopped 22 of 25 shots in regulation, one in overtime and then another three in the shootout as the Flames beat the Stars 4-3 on Friday.MacDonald broke a three-game losing streak that dated back to November when he was seemingly exiled to the AHL after clearing waivers. The trade deadline shook things up a bit and allowed him to return, but with 13 goals allowed in his last four games, he is not a recommended fantasy pick.

June 1, 2015 10:04 PM
MacDonald will be in goal Friday vs. the Stars, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.It's somewhat shocking that MacDonald is back with the Flames after he was run out of town following a miserable showing in Calgary earlier this season, but he found his way back after the injury to Karri Ramo and the trade of Reto Berra. MacDonald will make the first start for the Flames' back-to-back while No. 1 netminder Joni Ortio handles Saturday's duties vs. Phoenix.
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MacDonald will be in goal Friday vs. the Stars, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.It's somewhat shocking that MacDonald is back with the Flames after he was run out of town following a miserable showing in Calgary earlier this season, but he found his way back after the injury to Karri Ramo and the trade of Reto Berra. MacDonald will make the first start for the Flames' back-to-back while No. 1 netminder Joni Ortio handles Saturday's duties vs. Phoenix.

June 1, 2015 10:16 PM
MacDonald was recalled from AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.
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MacDonald was recalled from AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports.

June 2, 2015 05:09 PM
MacDonald has cleared waivers and was sent down to the AHL on Sunday.MacDonald didn't do much with his chances this season, and with Reto Berra's performance Sunday, he may not be up in Calgary again anytime soon.
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MacDonald has cleared waivers and was sent down to the AHL on Sunday.MacDonald didn't do much with his chances this season, and with Reto Berra's performance Sunday, he may not be up in Calgary again anytime soon.

June 2, 2015 05:13 PM
The Flames placed MacDonald on waivers, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.This shouldn't come as too much of a surprise as MacDonald continues to struggle. He's 3-3-1 with a 3.16 GAA and .885 save percentage. Over his last five games, he's allowed 14 goals and he's lost his last three decisions.
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The Flames placed MacDonald on waivers, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.This shouldn't come as too much of a surprise as MacDonald continues to struggle. He's 3-3-1 with a 3.16 GAA and .885 save percentage. Over his last five games, he's allowed 14 goals and he's lost his last three decisions.

June 2, 2015 05:13 PM
After playing in a back-up role the last three games, MacDonald returned to the crease to save 18 of 22 shots during the Flames' 4-3 loss to the Red Wings on Friday.After struggling early on in the season, The Flames sat MacDonald for three straight. However, with Karri Ramo not faring much better, MacDonald got the start against his old team. It wasn't the best of outings though as his record falls back to .500 (3-3-1) with a 3.16 GAA and just a.885 save percentage.
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After playing in a back-up role the last three games, MacDonald returned to the crease to save 18 of 22 shots during the Flames' 4-3 loss to the Red Wings on Friday.After struggling early on in the season, The Flames sat MacDonald for three straight. However, with Karri Ramo not faring much better, MacDonald got the start against his old team. It wasn't the best of outings though as his record falls back to .500 (3-3-1) with a 3.16 GAA and just a.885 save percentage.

June 2, 2015 05:15 PM
MacDonald will be in goal Friday against the Red Wings, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.With Karri Ramo sputtering while starting the last three games in goal for the Flames, coach Bob Hartley will turn the gig back over to MacDonald on Friday against his former team. Just like Ramo, MacDonald hasn't been particularly good in the opportunities he's received, so the Flames' goalie situation should remain fluid for the foreseeable future.
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MacDonald will be in goal Friday against the Red Wings, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.With Karri Ramo sputtering while starting the last three games in goal for the Flames, coach Bob Hartley will turn the gig back over to MacDonald on Friday against his former team. Just like Ramo, MacDonald hasn't been particularly good in the opportunities he's received, so the Flames' goalie situation should remain fluid for the foreseeable future.

June 2, 2015 05:34 PM
MacDonald will start between the pipes Tuesday against the Coyotes, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.MacDonald has been off to a solid start this season with a 3-1-1 record as well as a 2.99 GAA and .891 save percentage in five games. Karri Ramo will take the start Monday and MacDonald will line up for Tuesday against the Coyotes.
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MacDonald will start between the pipes Tuesday against the Coyotes, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.MacDonald has been off to a solid start this season with a 3-1-1 record as well as a 2.99 GAA and .891 save percentage in five games. Karri Ramo will take the start Monday and MacDonald will line up for Tuesday against the Coyotes.

June 2, 2015 05:44 PM
MacDonald will take the start at goalie in Wednesday's game against the Ducks, Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.MacDonald has been off to a decent start to the season, going 3-0-1 with a 2.98 GAA and an .897 save percentage. In two career starts against the Ducks, he is 1-1-0 with a .907 save percentage and a 2.40 GAA.
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MacDonald will take the start at goalie in Wednesday's game against the Ducks, Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.MacDonald has been off to a decent start to the season, going 3-0-1 with a 2.98 GAA and an .897 save percentage. In two career starts against the Ducks, he is 1-1-0 with a .907 save percentage and a 2.40 GAA.

June 2, 2015 05:53 PM
MacDonald will get the start in goal Friday against the Devils, Sportsnet's Pat Steinberg reports.With a 2-0-1 record in MacDonald's three starts, the Flames will continue to stick with the winning recipe until his luck changes. MacDonald can be viewed as the team's No. 1 goaltender for now, though his subpar 3.30 GAA and .895 save percentage make it unlikely that he keeps rolling in victories.
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MacDonald will get the start in goal Friday against the Devils, Sportsnet's Pat Steinberg reports.With a 2-0-1 record in MacDonald's three starts, the Flames will continue to stick with the winning recipe until his luck changes. MacDonald can be viewed as the team's No. 1 goaltender for now, though his subpar 3.30 GAA and .895 save percentage make it unlikely that he keeps rolling in victories.

June 2, 2015 05:56 PM
MacDonald will take the start in net Wednesday against the Canadiens, NHL.com reports.MacDonald is off to a productive start of the season with a 1-0-1 record in two games. Despite allowing eight total goals between the two games, he has a 3.93 GAA and an .867 save percentage. The team is happy with his performance so far, so he will take his third straight start instead of Karri Ramo subbing in for one.
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MacDonald will take the start in net Wednesday against the Canadiens, NHL.com reports.MacDonald is off to a productive start of the season with a 1-0-1 record in two games. Despite allowing eight total goals between the two games, he has a 3.93 GAA and an .867 save percentage. The team is happy with his performance so far, so he will take his third straight start instead of Karri Ramo subbing in for one.