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MacDonald nets lone goal as Phantoms fall to Crunch

Photo: Nina Weiss/Flyerdelphia In another 3-for-3 weekend for the Phantoms, the second game featured the same result as the first. After dropping the first game of the weekend to Hershey at home, the Phantoms couldn't mount a comeback in a 2-1 loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night. The Crunch struck for an early lead with an 11-8 shot advantage in the first. Two...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

MacDonald on life in the AHL: 'The situation is what it is'

Veteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald is doing his best to keep positive while toiling in the American Hockey League. Bruce Bennett Getty ImagesVeteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald is trying to make the best of his current situation.MacDonald unceremoniously was placed on waivers on Oct. 5, nearly 18 months after he signed a six-year, $30 million deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. The...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Guest Post: Don’t laugh at the Andrew MacDonald situation, Rangers fans

This is a guest post received from Patrick Keogh, who reached out to me yesterday with this idea. It was something I touched on via Twitter, and Patrick does a great job summing it up. Be sure to follow him on Twitter here. The Philadelphia Flyers placed defenseman Andrew MacDonald on waivers this week, sparking […]
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers place pricey defenseman MacDonald on waivers

The Philadelphia Flyers will place Andrew MacDonald on waivers Monday, nearly 18 months after the veteran defenseman signed a six-year, $30 million contract.General manager Ron Hextall confirmed the move will be made at noon. By demoting MacDonald, #Flyers will save $950,000 in cap space and are about $670,000 under the $71.4M limit.— Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) October 5, 2015...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers place Andrew MacDonald on waivers

The Flyers made the final roster move on Monday morning. Defenseman Andrew MacDonald did not take the ice with the rest of his Flyers teammates. Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that the Flyers will place the defenseman on waivers at noon on Monday, leaving 23 players on the roster, the final total needed for Thursday’s season opener. MacDonald has been a disappointment since...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers improve defensive future with Tuesday signings

The Philadelphia Flyers made some moves Tuesday to improve their defensive future by giving contracts to Andrew MacDonald and prospect Shayne Gostisbehere. The Flyers traded for MacDonald just before deadline day in NHL this season. In exchange for the former New York Islander, Philadelphia sent a 2015 second-round pick, 2014 third-round pick and AHL forward Matt Mangene. At the...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers sign MacDonald to 6-year extension

Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald signed a six-year, $30 million extension with the team on Tuesday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) When the Flyers acquired Andrew MacDonald at the trade deadline, there was hope that they had found more than just a rental player. They wanted a long-term defenseman. On Tuesday, they got that. With the Flyers playoff run preparing to start...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers At The Deadline: A Lesson In Patience

  Andrew MacDonald was acquired by the Flyers for two draft picks (Image Courtesy of It’s okay to look at the Flyers' deadline moves and be upset. That is our job as fans. But our job is also to believe in the braintrust of the team we love, no matter how diluted their vision of this team may be. Leading up to the trading deadline was talk of Ryan Kesler...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders Seek First-Round Pick For Andrew MacDonald At Trade Deadline

The New York Islanders are likely to be an active team in the days leading up to the March 5 trade deadline, and one player expected to be dealt is veteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald. According to Chris Botta of The New York Times, the Isles are looking to acquire a first-round pick in return for MacDonald. Isles, justly, insisting on 1st rounder for A MacDonald. Low $550K salary...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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