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VOORHEES, N.J. — There's really only one way to reduce the stigma of being a $30-million minor league player. That would be to play well when given the opportunity to return to the NHL. Andrew MacDonald sounds determined to do that, now that he's been recalled from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to...
After injuries to two defensemen and a suspension to Radko Gudas, Andrew MacDonald has returned to the Flyers. Promoted from the Phantoms, MacDonald practiced with the Flyers in Voorhees on Monday and replaced the injured Luke Schenn, who is expected to miss two weeks.
Brandon Manning will make his fourth trip from Allentown to Philadelphia.
General manager Ron Hextall sees how the Flyers play against elite teams - in the last five weeks, they have defeated Nashville, St. Louis, the New York Rangers, Detroit, and Chicago - and doesn't think he needs to make many offseason moves.
Philly's Simmonds, MacDonald out for season
With pending unrestricted free agent Johnny Boychuk agreeing to a seven-year, $42 million contract Thursday, as Newsday's Arthur Staple reported, the market for defensemen this summer is...well... Ever get to the supermarket the day before a blizzard hits? Only it's late in the day, and the place has already been ravaged, and all that's left is store-brand potato chips and some low-fat v
While playing for Sweden at Worlds, Erik Gustafsson decided to sign with a Russian team.
Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.
The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a six-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.
The Olympic break is upon the Islanders. Thomas Vanek and Andrew MacDonald are still on the team as they head off in decidedly different directions for the next two weeks -- Vanek is going to Sochi to captain Austria's hockey team while MacDonald is headed to "someplace warm" with his girlfriend to decompress.
The offer was there, it was rejected, and now Andrew MacDonald has to start contemplating life in the NHL with a team other than the Islanders. About a month and...
When Andrew MacDonald went down after being hit up high by a puck during practice Monday, it marked the second potential injury in three days to an already thin group of defensemen for the Islanders.
Lubomir Visnovsky was scheduled to have his concussion symptoms evaluated Tuesday by team doctors at Nassau Coliseum, but the Isles defenseman will not be rushing back to action.
New York Islanders training camp will be underway this week, and it's sure to be one of the more competitive camps in the NHL. With a handful of roster spots in flux and plenty of prospects who appear very close to being NHL-ready, rookies will be pushing the speed and intensity in every drill, scrimmage and preseason game. Here are four storylines fans should be keeping a close eye on as camp pro
On Monday we looked at the Islander forward with the most to prove this season. Today we continue with part two of our three part “Under pressure” series as we examine the Islander defenseman with the most to prove in 13/14. There is a couple different ways one could go on this issue. Clearly replacing departed blueliner Mark Streit is of the utmost importance however that roster spot sho..
Andrew MacDonald is headed home to Nova Scotia this week, but he'll be back in three weeks to have a metal rod removed from his broken left hand.
There was a pretty stringent adjustment period for the remaining Islanders defensemen in Game 5, their first without Andrew MacDonald. Brian Strait took MacDonald's spot on the top defense pair with Travis Hamonic and acquitted himself decently in the 4-0 loss, but MacDonald, out for the remainder of the postseason with a broken hand, was certainly missed.
The New York Islanders earned a big win in Game 4 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but may have suffered a big loss: Andrew MacDonald left the game after taking a shot off the hand in the second period, and the earliest report is it may be a broken hand, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday. The Islanders are officially calling it an "upper body" injury, the vague nomenclature of choice
Andrew MacDonald is, quite likely, the biggest bargain in the NHL. His average salary of $550,000 does not indicate his value to the Islanders, who have needed MacDonald's steadiness and sacrifice -- he leads the team in ice time at 23:25 per game and in blocked shots with 184, tied for fifth in the league -- in a season in which the team's overall defense was shaky.
If there was a signature play in the Islanders' 3-1 win in Winnipeg Tuesday night, it probably was not Matt Moulson's tide-turning tying goal or even P.A. Parenteau's go-ahead goal early in the third period. The moment that had "Islanders" written all over it was the headfirst lunge that Andrew MacDonald made to knock the puck away from the Jets and out of the zone during a third-period penalty ki
Andrew MacDonald and Travis Hamonic were paired out of necessity and familiarity when Hamonic was called up from Bridgeport right before Thanksgiving of 2010. Jack Capuano had coached both defensemen with the Sound Tigers and believed they would complement each other.