• After playing 26 games as a 16-year-old for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in 2012-13, McDonald split the 2013-14 campaign with the Titan and Islanders after a midseason trade sent him to Charlottetown. He finished the season with a combined eight wins, posting a 3.44 goals-against average and .900 save percentage.
• At the 2014 Under-18 World Championship, McDonald backstopped Team Canada to a third-place finish, highlighted by a 38-save performance in the team’s 3-1 win over Sweden in the bronze-medal game. He led all goaltenders with a .930 save percentage and finished second with a 1.94 goals-against average en route to being named the tournament’s Top Goaltender.
• He played in four of five games for Team Atlantic at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, including a 31-save showing versus Slovakia in the team’s only win. He also was part of Canada’s gold-medal winning team at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial.
• In 2011-12, McDonald posted a 14-1 record with a 2.01 goals-against average and .916 save percentage with the Halifax Titans as his team won the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League championship.
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ATLANTIC (2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)
CAN (2014 IIHF U18 World Championship)
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