The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed right wing Colin McDonald to a one-year, two-way contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall.Below are a few quick notes on McDonald:COLIN McDONALD (RW)PREVIOUS TEAM:
NY Islanders (NHL) & Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)DRAFTED:
2003 (2nd Rd, 51st Overall) - Edmonton OilersAGE:
6’2”, 219 poundsSHOOTS:
- McDonald appeared in 18 regular season games for the Islanders last season recording two goals and six assists for eight points.
- He also appeared in two Stanley Cup Playoff games for the Islanders, going scoreless.
- With the Islanders AHL affiliate, he posted 14 goals and 21 assists for 35 points in 40 regular season games.
- McDonald has appeared in the NHL for parts of five seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Islanders where he has a total of 44 points (18g-26a) in 140 games.
- In his AHL career, he has appeared in 449 games recording 110 goals and 127 assists for 237 points.
- Prior to turning pro, McDonald spent four years at Providence College, recording 43 goals and 34 assists for 77 points in 135 games.