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MacKenzie Weegar | Defenseman | #52

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 212
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 7 (206) / FLA

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MacKenzie Weegar scored in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Weegar's goal was huge, as it tied the game at three midway through the third period. In the end, the Penguins were able to strike one last time before regulation. Weegar now has one goal in four career games. He isn't worth owning in any fantasy format this season. Oct 21 - 10:43 AM

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Defenseman MacKenzie Weegar was named a healthy scratch for the Panthers against the Flyers Tuesday.

The defenseman has yet to play a game with Florida this year and isn't expected to have much fantasy value this year. He and Denis Malgin are both listed as healthy scratches.
Oct 17 - 7:02 PM

It looks like MacKenzie Weegar will be scratched on Saturday.

That would be Weegar's second straight game in the press box. He recorded 36 points and 70 penalty minutes in 60 AHL games last season.
Oct 7 - 6:55 PM

MacKenzie Weegar is in the press box for Friday's game.

Weegar had 36 points and 70 penalty minutes in 60 AHL games last season. He's unlikely to have much, if any, fantasy value in standard leagues in 2017-18.
Oct 6 - 7:32 PM

MacKenzie Weegar skipped Monday's practice and was checked out by doctors.

Coach Bob Boughner expects him to be available for Friday's season opener. He will battle for ice time this season with Ian McCoshen for the Panthers' sixth defenseman spot.
Oct 2 - 5:35 PM

MacKenzie Weegar has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers.

Weegar made three appearances with the Panthers in 2016-17, while spending the bulk of the year with Springfield of the AHL. He recorded 14 goals and 36 points from the back end in 60 matches with the Thunderbirds.
Aug 3 - 3:40 PM

MacKenzie Weegar will play versus Buffalo on Saturday.

Weegar skated 16:45 during his debut on Monday. He picked up 13 goals and 32 points in 57 games this season down on the far.
Apr 8 - 2:48 PM

MacKenzie Weegar will make his NHL debut Monday night.

He watched four games from the press box before he was sent back to the minors during his last NHL stint, but this time he will get to see some action.
Apr 3 - 5:35 PM

MacKenzie Weegar was summoned up to the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.

The 23-year-old has posted 13 goals and 32 points in 57 games with AHL Springfield this season.
Apr 2 - 6:12 PM

MacKenzie Weegar was returned to AHL Springfield on Tuesday.

The wait for his NHL debut continues. The 23-year-old has posted 12 goals and 29 points in 51 games with the Thunderbirds this season.
Mar 21 - 2:53 PM

MacKenzie Weegar will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Weegar was recalled from the minors on Monday. The 23-year-old has never suited up in an NHL game. He has 12 goals and 17 assists in 51 AHL games in 2016-17. Michael Sgarbossa will also be scratched.
Mar 14 - 7:28 PM

MacKenzie Weegar has been summoned by the Florida Panthers.

Weegar has 12 goals and 29 points in 51 AHL contests. The 23-year-old might make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
Mar 13 - 10:34 AM

Florida general manager Dale Tallon sees offensive defenseman MacKenzie Weegar running the Panthers' power play sooner or later.

Weegar scored 103 points in 123 games in his two seasons with the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Although Weegar has made strides, recent events suggest he might have to wait a while to become part of the Panthers' plans. The team re-signed Dmitry Kulikov and Dylan Olsen recently. Erik Gudbranson was just given a two-year deal while veterans such as Brian Campbell and the recently acquired Willie Mitchell are expected to lead the group. Once No. 1 pick Aaron Ekblad is signed, the Panthers could conceivably have their six defensemen wrapped up before training camp starts in a few months. "I think I was a little bit more positionally sound," said Weegar, 20, who was the Panthers' last pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. "There are still a lot more things to improve on. I haven't skated much this summer. We still have a few more months left before the big camp and I'll show up better."
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 11:10:00 AM

MacKenzie Weegar has inked an entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers.

"We are pleased to have reached a contract agreement with MacKenzie," GM Dale Tallon said. "He is a young and mobile defenseman with an offensive upside, who will continue to grow and develop at the professional level." He recorded 12 goals and 59 points in 61 games Halifax in the QMJHL this past season. He also added 22 points in 16 playoff contests. The Panthers selected MacKenzie in the seventh round of the 2013 draft.
Thu, May 29, 2014 05:15:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jared McCann
3Denis Malgin
4Connor Brickley
5Micheal Haley
RW1Evgenii Dadonov
2Radim Vrbata
3Owen Tippett
4Colton Sceviour
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Michael Matheson
4Alex Petrovic
5Mark Pysyk
6Ian McCoshen
7MacKenzie Weegar
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Harri Sateri