JOEY MACDONALD RUMORS

Colin Dambrauskas: Calgary Flames Place Joey MacDonald On Waivers...

The Calgary Flames have placed goaltender Joey MacDonald on waivers today, despite providing some steady backup worthy performances. While some feel the reasoning is due to a lack of play from the veteran netminder, in actuality it is because the club wants to call up Reto Berra from the Abbotsford Heat who has been playing quite well. Just as the coach and GM have said, they...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Wing Joey MacDonald rewarded for losing performance by being placed on waivers

He's anything but the Red Wings' player anymore, but this move absolutely baffles me, per Flames Nation's Kent Wilson, who reports that Rito Berra and Karri Ramo will now be Calgary's goaltending tandem, with Joey MacDonald heading to the Abbotsford Heat: CGY also puts G Joey MacDonald on waivers. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 2, 2013 ...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings lose Joey MacDonald to Calgary

I'm a bit stunned. According to MLive's Ansar Khan, Joey MacDonald did not clear waivers: the Calgary Flames claimed him as they've got goaltending issues with Miikka Kiprusoff battling a knee issue: The Calgary Flames have claimed goaltender Joey MacDonald off waivers today. MacDonald, 33, was cleared to play today after being out since March 14 due to a bulging...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Wings waive goaltender Joey MacDonald in hopes of placing him in Grand Rapids

According to Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News, the Red Wings have placed goaltender Joey MacDonald on waivers in hopes of sending him to Grand Rapids of the AHL. The 33-year-old MacDonald has been battling back issues since March of last year when he suffered a bulging disc and has since become more expendable with the addition of Jonas Gustavsson in the offseason and the emergence...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings put goaltender Joey MacDonald on waivers

The Detroit Red Wings have put goaltender Joey MacDonald on waivers. If MacDonald is not claimed by noon EST Monday, the Red Wings plan to send him to play for the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins. He is 31-48-13 with a 3.04 goals-against average with Detroit, Toronto, the New York Islanders and Boston. MacDonald has been cleared to play after being out with a back injury. He has...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

MacDonald trying to get back on ice with Wings

DETROIT Darren Helm isn't the only Red Wing dealing with back problems. Goaltender Joey MacDonald remember him? He's had back issues for years, including undergoing surgery in 2006 to repair a bulging disc. Last season MacDonald came up from Grand Rapids when Jimmy Howard got hurt. MacDonald helped the Wings set a new NHL record with 23 straight home victories. But...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

How to Beat the Goalie: Joey MacDonald

This 'How to Beat the Goalie' story will be going over Joey MacDonald, the backup goalie to Jimmy Howard going into the First Round series. If you want to see Jimmy Howard's 'How to Beat the Goalie' story is, scroll on down the page. How to Beat the Goalie: Joey MacDonald Joey MacDonald is going to be the backup goalie to Jimmy Howard in Game 1. MacDonald...
Via Fang Faction
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey MacDonald - The Adequate Goalie

from Andrew Johnson of The Hockey Writers, As the team’s confidence in (Joey) MacDonald builds, they may unintentionally become lax in their defensive ways, expecting him to make the robbery saves and bail them out, to do what Howard has done all season long. We saw glimpses of this behavior in Sunday’s game against San Jose. At least twice, Sharks forwards entered the zone in...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

MacDonald helps Wings extend streak to 23

DETROIT -- If this was Joey MacDonald's swan song for this season, he certainly went out on a strong note. MacDonald had to make 31 saves, some of them spectacular, to help the Red Wings defeat their nemesis, the San Jose Sharks, 3-2, and extend their NHL record home win streak to 23 games. Although it might not sound all that impressive when you consider the overall home win...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

MacDonald making the most of opportunity

DETROIT -- Jimmy Howard who? No, nobody has forgotten about the Red Wings All-Star goaltender, the man with a 32-11-1 record, 2.03 goals-against average and .924 save percentage. But Joey MacDonald has certainly been there to save the day -- and the last four games -- for the Wings while Howard recovers from a broken right index finger. Before Howard got hurt in the third period...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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