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Andrew MacDonald | Defenseman | #47

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/7/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 6 (160) / NYI
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Andrew MacDonald has reached the 20-point milestone.
MacDonald got there by registering an assist in the Flyers' 2-1 win on Wednesday. He's not an offensive defenseman, but this is the third time in his career that he's reached the 20-point mark. In 2016-17, he finished just shy of the milestone with 18 points in 73 games. Mar 29 - 11:04 AM

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Andrew MacDonald scored a goal and recorded an assist in a 5-3 loss to Columbus.

This was MacDonald's second multi-point game of the 2017-18 campaign. Shayne Gostisbehere and Claude Giroux also found the back of the net for the Flyers. Travis Konecny assisted on two of the Flyers' three goals.
Mar 15 - 10:14 PM

Andrew MacDonald (upper body) returned to action on Wednesday March 7.

MacDonald missed Sunday's game due to the ailment. He had an assist in 17:19 minutes of ice time in his return.
Mar 8 - 4:18 AM

Andrew MacDonald won't play Sunday because of an upper-body injury.

MacDonald posted a minus-3 rating and logged 18:50 of ice time against Tampa Bay in a 7-6 shootout loss on Saturday. He is considered to be day-to-day. Johnny Oduya, who was recently claimed off waivers from Ottawa, is expected to make his Flyers debut against Florida in MacDonald's place.
Mar 4 - 1:18 PM

Andrew MacDonald registered an assist in the Flyers' 3-2 overtime win against Toronto on Thursday.

MacDonald has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. It's a rare hot streak for the defensive defenseman as he still has just a goal and eight points in 30 contests this season.
Jan 19 - 9:47 AM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) has been activated from injured reserve.

MacDonal will be back in the lineup on Monday night after missing 15 games with a leg injury.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 03:29:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) appears to be ready to return to the lineup.

MacDonald has missed the last 15 games with a leg injury, but he was paired with Ivan Provorov during Sunday's practice. MacDonald might be back in the fold on Monday night versus Pittsburgh.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 03:11:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) took part in Monday's practice.

Unfortunately MacDonald won't be available on Tuesday and he doesn't think he'll be able to return on Wednesday either. That's unfortunate for the Flyers given that they're also now missing defenseman Radko Gudas, who received a 10-game suspension. The situation might lead to Mark Alt playing on Tuesday.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 09:49:00 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers hope that Andrew MacDonald (lower body) is ready to go Tuesday.

MacDonald was injured almost a month ago. He is participating in practice and with Radko Gudas facing possibly a long suspension, the Flyers need MacDonald back and help steady the blueline. MacDonald has only one goal in eight games this season but the Flyers need help defensively and his return would help that cause.
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 09:08:00 AM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) took part in Wednesday's practice.

MacDonald is getting close to returning, but he's still doubtful for Thursday's contest. "I’m not sure if that’s realistic or not, just being off for the amount of time I was off," MacDonald said. "It did feel really good, but we just have to go through the process of seeing how it feels tomorrow and go from there, make sure there’s no setbacks or anything." He last played on Oct. 21.
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 05:24:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) is expected to skate Wednesday in Winnipeg.

If MacDonald gets back on the ice then it will be his first session since he suffered a leg injury back on Oct. 21. He hopes to be back in the lineup next Tuesday against Vancouver.
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 02:54:00 PM

According to GM Ron Hextall, Andrew MacDonald should be able to practice on Monday.

MacDonald will also accompany the team for their two-game road trip to Minnesota and Winnipeg. He has one goal in eight games this season.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 06:49:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) will be examined by a doctor on Friday.

Philadelphia GM Ron Hextall hopes MacDonald can resume skating next week. He has been sidelined with a lower-body injury since Oct. 22.
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 04:22:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald (lower body) has been moved to injured reserve.

MacDonald hasn't played since Oct. 21 due to a lower-body injury and he was given a timetable of four-to-six weeks to recover, so he still has a ways to go before he will be ready. He has one goal in eight appearances this year.
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 02:45:00 PM

Andrew MacDonald will be out of action for four-to-six weeks because of a lower-body injury.

MacDonald was hurt in Saturday's 2-1 win over Edmonton even though he finished the match. He posted three shots and six blocks in 22:03 of ice time.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 03:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Travis Konecny
3Scott Laughton
4Jordan Weal
5Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Matt Read
5Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Ivan Provorov
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Brandon Manning
6Robert Hagg
7Johnny Oduya
G1Brian Elliott
2Petr Mrazek
3Dustin Tokarski
4Michal Neuvirth