CALGARY - The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed college free agent defenceman Connor Mackey to a one-year entry-level contract starting in 2020-21.
Mackey, a native of Barrington, Illinois plays at Minnesota State University - Mankato, where he finished the season with seven goals and 17 assists for 24 points in 36 games. The 23-year-old skated in three seasons for Minnesota State University - Mankato, totaling 18 goals and 43 assists for 61 points in 118 games from 2016-17 to 2019-20. The 6'2.5" blueliner was named to the WCHA First All-Star team this past season finishing at a league-high +19 and helping the Mavericks to a league-best 31-5-2 record. Mackey was the USHL Defenceman of the Year in 2017 and also made the USHL First All-Star team.
BORN: Barrington, IL DATE: September 12, 1996
HEIGHT: 6'2.5" WEIGHT: 205 lbs.