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Colin McDonald

Born:Sept. 30, 1984Draft:2003, Edmonton Oilers, #51 Overall
Hometown:Wethersfield, CT, USAPosition:RW
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Right
National Team:USA

Colin J. McDonald (born September 30, 1984) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He last played for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round, 51st overall, of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He played only two games with the team before signing with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the 2011–12 season. His time with the Penguins was also short-lived, as he proceeded to sign with the Islanders the following season. He is the son of Gerry McDonald, a former NHL player, who played for the Hartford Whalers. On February 28, 2021, McDonald announced his retirement from playing hockey at the age of 36.

Colin McDonald Penguins
Colin McDonald, Pittsburgh Penguins (Icon SMI)

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  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team 2003-2004
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 2006-2007
  • AHL All-Star Game 2010-2011
  • AHL Most Goals (Willie Marshall Award) (42) 2010-2011
  • AHL Player of the Week (Apr. 10) 2010-2011
  • AHL All-Star Game 2011-2012
  • AHL Player of the Week (Jan. 31) 2015-2016
  • AHL All-Star Game 2018-2019