The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with free agent goaltender Joey MacDonald. In 11 games with the Calgary Flames in 2013-14, MacDonald posted a 5-4-1 record. MacDonald has posted a career 44-61-15 record in 133 regular season games, while suiting up for 300 career AHL contests during his career. With Peter Delmas and Robert Mayer departing [...]
Vincent Trocheck scores the lone goal for the Panthers, who ratchet up 35 shots against the Flames and goalie Joey MacDonald but come up short at home against Calgary.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Cammalleri scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 Friday night.
Kenny Agostino also scored for Calgary and Joey MacDonald stopped 34 shots.
Vincent Trocheck scored for the Panthers, and Roberto Luongo made 15 saves.
Luongo started his first game since March 27th against Carolina when he left...
Rookie forward Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist, and Joey MacDonald made 33 saves in the Calgary Flames' 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
Sven Baertschi and Curtis Glencross also scored for Calgary (2-0-2). The last time the Flames earned at least one point in their first four games was in 2009 when they had a 4-0 start.
MacDonald made his third...
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October 10, 2013
After two appearances with the Calgary Flames this season as a fill in goaltender, Danny Taylor has agreed to a deal with Farjestad of the Swedish Elite League. Will Joey MacDonald signed for next season with Reto Berra and Karri Ramo also challenging for the starting role, there was little room for Taylor to fit [...]
Joey MacDonald made 34 saves, Mark Cundari scored a goal in his first NHL game and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-1 on Sunday night to hand the Wild a potentially harmful home loss in their push for the playoffs.
Mikael Backlund, Mike Cammalleri and Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, who are long out of the postseason hunt but have won six of their last eight games.
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April 21, 2013
Just give up already, you know its over, its pointless, resistance is futile are all things Wild fans might be thinking as their team plays the Calgary Flames. If you expect the Flames to just throw in the towel then you do not know this team which has fully embraced the role of spoiler as they rallied to beat 2nd place Anaheim and then held on to beat a desperate Detroit team...
Mike Cammalleri broke a second-period tie and Joey MacDonald stopped 39 shots, helping the Calgary Flames snap a 13-game road winless streak with a 3-1 victory over the slumping Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.
Roman Cervenka also scored and Alex Tanguay added a short-handed goal to wrap up the win for the Flames in a game that featured the bottom two teams in the NHL. Before...
Dallas Stars forward Brendan Morrow had a wide open net when he got the pass from Erik Cole out front. Calgary Flames goalie Joey MacDonald did the excellent job of going post-to-post and getting his glove out to make the save. Lucky for Morrow the Stars went on to win 4-3 and so the sheer robbery by MacDonald didn’t come into play.
So how many goaltenders do the Calgary Flames need, anyway?Leland Irving stepped in when Miikka Kiprusoff went on injured reserve with a knee injury. He started Monday night’s game against the Wild. Earlier the team signed Danny Taylor to a NHL contract to add some depth. Then the Flames also claimed journeyman Joey MacDonald on waivers from the Red Wings, too.MacDonald was an...
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...
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...
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February 10, 2013
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.
The Detroit Red Wings' acquisition of free-agent goalie Jonas Gustavsson pretty clearly signaled the team's desire to upgrade from Joey MacDonald Continue reading →
The Red Wings' first step in free agency was not the big name but an insurance signing.
On Sunday, they signed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a two-year deal.
Jimmy Howard is the starter and Joey MacDonald filled in nicely last season when Howard was injured and Ty Conklin faltered. But MacDonald went down with a back injury late in the season and although he expected to be...
Tomas Vokoun was traded to Pittsburgh and signed a two-year deal, meaning that he won't hit the free-agent market on July 1 Continue reading →
DETROIT -- An offseason of uncertainty began Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena as the Red Wings gathered to take their team photo and clean out their lockers for the season.
Two of the Wings' top defensemen have decisions to make and hockey isn't necessarily the overriding factor for either.
Captain Nick Lidstrom reiterated that he planned to meet with general manager Ken Holland...
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...
Welcome Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators fans to the signature story on Fang Faction, 'How to Beat the Goalie.' This is edition thirteen since this has started. It has been a good while since this story has been made to "scout" the other team, but that is stopping tonight.The Nashville Predators take on a injured, Detroit Red Wings team, Friday night. The...
Wishful thinking was on display after Red Wings practice on Friday.
Many of the injured players were encouraged with their progress leading head coach Mike Babcock to believe that Captain Nick Lidstrom (ankle bone bruise) was ready to rejoin the lineup.
Nicks in, isnt he?" Babcock asked reporters after practice.
When the coach was informed that Lidstrom indicated that he...
Once again, the better team lost. Despite all the injuries, Detroit made a late push to try to tie the game, but fell short, losing 3-2 to Philly.Full recap after the jump:
Power Play gave up a shorty and that ended up being the GWG. And of course it was Talbot. Pretty much the worst moment of my day. Hopefully he stubs his toe tonight. Then cries.Franzen scored and he actually...
Don't look now, but Ty Conklin is winning games for the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Griffins have struggled with goaltending this year. Even Joey MacDonald has had a tough time winning there with a 2.63 GAA. Ty Conklin has started 3 games and won them all with a 1.34 GAA and a .940 SV%. This doesn't mean Conklin will be coming back anytime soon, or ever, but he's proving...
Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist, and Joey MacDonald had 28 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings end a three-game slide with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
Johan Franzen had a goal and two assists, Niklas Kronwall and Valtteri Filppula both added a goal and assist, and Jan Mursak also scored for the Red Wings, who are...
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February 28, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) --Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist, and Joey MacDonald had 28 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings end a three-game slide with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
Johan Franzen had a goal and two assists, Niklas Kronwall and Valtteri Filppula both added a goal and assist, and Jan Mursak also scored for the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist, and Joey MacDonald had 28 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings end a three-game slide with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
Johan Franzen had a goal and two assists, Niklas Kronwall and Valtteri Filppula both added a goal and assist, and Jan Mursak also scored for...