"St. Louis Blues ownership and myself realize how integral Andy is to the future of our organization," said Davidson. "He's a first line center who will play a major role in the development of our team."
McDonald, 31, is in his eighth NHL season and has registered 18 points (six goals, 12 assists) in 16 games this season. He's been sidelined for the past 35 games due to a fractured left leg. He has recorded 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) in 33 games with the Ducks this season.
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final