MacDonald produced an assist and four hits in Friday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
MacDonald set up Tyson Jost for the Avalanche's go-ahead goal at 2:56 of the second period. The 28-year-old MacDonald has picked up an assist in each of his two games since returning from an undisclosed injury. The Oregon native has nine points, 34 hits, 46 shots on net and a plus-16 rating in 31 outings overall.
MacDonald (undisclosed) recorded an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks.
MacDonald missed seven games with the injury. He played on the third pairing in his return, drawing 14:58 of ice time. His assist came on a Tyson Jost goal in the second period. MacDonald has eight points, 46 shots on net, 30 hits, 29 blocked shots and a plus-16 rating through 30 outings.
MacDonald (undisclosed) will return to Colorado's lineup for Wednesday's matchup with San Jose, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
MacDonald is expected to return to a bottom-pairing role following his seven-game absence. He's picked up seven points while posting a plus-15 rating through 29 contests this campaign.
MacDonald (undisclosed) was injured in training and is considered week-to-week, Rick Sadowski of NHL.com reports.
The nature of MacDonald's injury is unknown, but it appears to be a rather significant one given his week-to-week label. MacDonald hasn't seen game action since April 14 and has seven points in 29 appearances with the Avalanche this season.
MacDonald (suspension) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Monday against Arizona, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
MacDonald served a two-game suspension for his hit on Ryan Hartman on April 7. The 28-year-old blueliner has seven points in 27 games this season, including four over his last five contests.
MacDonald was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota's Ryan Hartman in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Wild.
MacDonald delivered the hit in the first period. Hartman left the game briefly but was able to continue playing. The two-game suspension guarantees MacDonald will be out for both of the Avalanche's contests in Anaheim on Friday and Sunday. He'll be eligible to return Monday versus the Coyotes.
MacDonald will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday for an illegal check to the head on Minnesota's Ryan Hartman that occurred during Wednesday's loss to the Avalanche.
An announcement regarding any supplemental discipline for MacDonald should be released prior to Friday's game versus Anaheim.
MacDonald recorded an assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Wild.
MacDonald set up Andre Burakovsky's second-period marker. The 28-year-old MacDonald has put up four assists in his last five outings. The Oregon native is up to seven points, a plus-13 rating and 46 shots on net through 27 contests. He's seemingly earned a spot on the third pairing, as he's played in 23 straight games.
MacDonald notched an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the Blues.
MacDonald helped out on a Nathan MacKinnon tally in the second period, which stood as the game-winner. The 28-year-old MacDonald has earned an everyday role for the Avalanche, and he's posted four assists in his last nine games. For the year, he has five points, 26 hits, 24 blocked shots and a plus-13 rating.
MacDonald had an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 9-3 win over Arizona.
MacDonald was the second helper, feeding J.T. Compher in stride as he entered the Coyotes' zone before sliding a back pass for Pierre-Edouard Bellemare's first period goal. The assist gives MacDonald three points over the last eight games. The third-pair defenseman didn't start the season on the active roster, but injuries on the blue line -- the latest being Bowen Byram (upper body) -- has led to MacDonald playing 19 consecutive games (16:20 TOI/game). On an offensively proficient team like the Avs, regular playing time can result in modest scoring outbursts.
MacDonald (undisclosed) will play Saturday versus Vegas, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
MacDonald will skate on Colorado's second pairing Saturday. He's picked up three points in 20 games this season.
MacDonald (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Saturday's game versus Vegas, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
MacDonald picked up an injury when he was struck by a puck in Thursday's win over the Golden Knights. Confirmation on the 28-year-old blueliner's status should surface prior to puck drop Saturday afternoon.
MacDonald left Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights after being struck by a puck, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
MacDonald also appeared to be laboring a bit after a hit from Ryan Reaves, but it was a run-in with the puck that forced him out of Thursday's contest. Per Baugh, head coach Jared Bednar is expecting an update on MacDonald's status Friday. Consider the 28-year-old defenseman day-to-day for now.
MacDonald posted an assist, two hits and a plus-3 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
MacDonald had the secondary helper on Nazem Kadri's second-period tally. The 28-year-old MacDonald has accumulated three points, 35 shots on net, 23 hits and a plus-9 rating in 18 contests. He seems to have an edge over Dan Renouf for bottom-four playing time on the blue line.
MacDonald posted an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
MacDonald corralled a loose puck in the neutral zone and sent it ahead for Joonas Donskoi on a breakaway. The assist was MacDonald's second point of the year in 16 outings. He's added 19 hits, 15 blocked shots, 35 shots on net and a plus-6 rating. The 28-year-old will likely have to compete with Dan Renouf and Greg Pateryn for one spot in the lineup now that the Avalanche's defense corps has welcomed Cale Makar and Bowen Byram back from injury.
MacDonald could be out of a job when Colorado's injured defensemen are ready to return, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Bowen Byram (upper body) is expected to play Thursday against the Wild, and Cale Makar (upper body) should return soon after. MacDonald, who has been getting big minutes of late, could retain his spot while Dan Renouf and Greg Pateryn make way for those two. But what happens when Conor Timmins (upper body) is ready? When healthy, Timmins is minus-5 and pointless with 10 hits and 12 blocked shots over 17 games. That compares less favorably to MacDonald, who has one goal, 18 hits, 13 blocked shots and is plus-5 over 15 games.
MacDonald scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.
MacDonald got in deep in the second period and scored a wraparound goal. That's some bold work for the 28-year-old depth defenseman in just his sixth game of the season. The goal is his first point of the year. He's added 16 shots on net and a plus-3 rating. MacDonald will likely stay in the lineup while Cale Makar (upper body) and Erik Johnson (upper body) are out.
MacDonald had three shots on net and one hit over 10:24 of ice time in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
MacDonald was activated for just the fifth time this season on his 28th birthday. He skated on the third pair, replacing Conor Timmins in the lineup. MacDonald has 13 shots, three hits, three blocked shots, two PIM and is plus-2 while averaging 14:26 of ice time per game.
MacDonald was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per CapFriendly.
It's unclear if MacDonald will be in the lineup for Friday's game versus the Coyotes. The 27-year-old has 10 shots on goal and no points in four games this season.
MacDonald was sent down to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
MacDonald has played in the Avalanche's last four games, registering 10 shots on net from a third-pairing role. He may return to the active roster ahead of Saturday's game versus the Golden Knights.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/10||@ LV||W 2-1||0||0||0||0||11:06|
|05/08||@ LA||W 3-2||0||0||0||-2||12:27|
|05/07||@ LA||W 3-2||0||1||1||0||15:51|
|05/05||@ SJ||L 2-3||0||1||1||+1||14:58|
|04/14||@ STL||W 4-3||0||0||0||+1||11:09|
|04/12||vs ARI||W 4-2||0||0||0||+1||8:35|
|04/07||@ MIN||L 3-8||0||1||1||0||14:18|
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