Jacob MacDonald

Colorado Avalanche logo
Age 29 Feb 26, 1993
Portland USA
Defense shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
204 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 25
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2020
Agent Richard Evans

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Transaction History
Nov 27, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had four hits and a five-minute fighting major in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars.
Nov 20, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had an assist, four shots on goal, two hits and three blocked shots over 14:48 of ice time in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Washington Capitals.
Oct 29, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald played five shifts for 3:21 TOI in Friday's 1-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Oct 12, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) skated Wednesday while wearing a non-contact jersey, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Oct 6, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | Colorado head coach Jared Bednar said MacDonald "tweaked something" and will miss time, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jul 10, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald signed a two-year contract with Colorado on Sunday.
Apr 28, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was called up from AHL Colorado on Thursday.
Feb 25, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (head) was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Friday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 15, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald's injury is described as a head injury, per Terry Frei of Colorado Hockey Now.
Feb 14, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) was cleared for contact Monday, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Feb 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) took part in practice Tuesday but wore a no-contact jersey, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports. "He's making progress," Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar said. "It's slow, but it's steady. He feels real good about where he's at."
Dec 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) won't play Thursday versus the Nashville Predators, per the NHL media site.
Dec 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) is not in the lineup Tuesday versus the New York Rangers, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Dec 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) left Sunday's game against the Florida Panthers and will not return, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Dec 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | The Avalanche recalled MacDonald from AHL Colorado on Friday.
Dec 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Thursday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Dec 4, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Bowen Byram | Byram (head) may not play Saturday at Ottawa after the Colorado Avalanche recalled Jacob MacDonald from AHL Colorado on Friday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Dec 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was recalled by the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Nov 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | The Avalanche reassigned MacDonald to AHL Colorado on Friday.
Oct 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had four shots on goal, two hits and one blocked shot over 7:19 of ice time in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Oct 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was promoted from AHL Colorado on Tuesday.
May 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald produced an assist and four hits in Friday's 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
May 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) recorded an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
May 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) will return to Colorado's lineup for Wednesday's matchup with San Jose, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) was injured in training and is considered week-to-week, Rick Sadowski of NHL.com reports.
Apr 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (suspension) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Monday against the Arizona Coyotes, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Apr 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota's Ryan Hartman in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Apr 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday for an illegal check to the head on Minnesota's Ryan Hartman that occurred during Wednesday's loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Apr 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald recorded an assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Apr 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald notched an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Apr 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 9-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) will play Saturday versus Vegas, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Saturday's game versus Vegas, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald left Thursday's game versus the Vegas Golden Knights after being struck by a puck, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald posted an assist, two hits and a plus-3 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 18, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald posted an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 17, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald could be out of a job when Colorado's injured defensemen are ready to return, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had three shots on net and one hit over 10:24 of ice time in Friday's 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Feb 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald joined the Colorado Avalanche's active roster Friday.
Feb 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald returned to the active roster Tuesday, per TSN.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was dropped to the taxi squad Monday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald had four shots and one hit over 10:58 of ice time in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Jan 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was recalled from the taxi squad and will play Sunday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | The Avalanche added MacDonald to their taxi squad Friday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald cleared waivers Saturday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
Jan 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Jacob MacDonald | MacDonald was placed on waivers Friday, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.
Jul 26, 2020 Colorado Avalanche | Assigned D Jacob MacDonald to Colorado (AHL).
Mar 27, 2020 Colorado Avalanche | Signed D Jacob MacDonald to a two-year, two-way contract extension.
Sep 26, 2019 Colorado Avalanche | Waived D Jacob MacDonald.
Jun 29, 2019 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Florida Panthers acquired Dominic Toninato from the Colorado Avalanche for Jacob MacDonald
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Oct 13, 2018 Florida Panthers | Assigned D Jacob MacDonald to Springfield (AHL).
Sep 23, 2018 Dallas Stars | Released LW James Phelan.
Jul 2, 2018 Florida Panthers | Signed D Jacob MacDonald to a two-year, two-way contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Jacob MacDonald
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche logo 13 0 1 1 3 5
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2006-2007 Compuware 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 30 10 24 34 12
2007-2008 Compuware 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 31 6 29 35 24
2008-2009 Compuware 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 31 6 16 22 25
2009-2010 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 29 4 6 10 8 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Compuware 18U AAA T1EHL 18U 28 4 11 15 14
2010-2011 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 58 8 22 30 42 Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
2011-2012 Cornell Univ. NCAA 8 0 1 1 2
2012-2013 Cornell Univ. NCAA 33 0 3 3 39
2013-2014 Cornell Univ. NCAA 32 2 6 8 4
2014-2015 Cornell Univ. NCAA 31 2 7 9 8
2014-2015 Elmira Jackals ECHL 8 1 2 3 2
2015-2016 Elmira Jackals ECHL 72 17 20 37 34
2015-2016 Springfield Falcons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Toledo Walleye ECHL 30 7 19 26 24
2016-2017 Albany Devils AHL 34 8 16 24 9 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Binghamton Devils AHL 75 20 35 55 35
2018-2019 Florida Panthers NHL 2 1 0 1 0 23 100.00 40.19 -15.82 56.25 6.63 2.64 2.64
2018-2019 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 72 14 29 43 27
2019-2020 Colorado Eagles AHL 56 16 26 42 22
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33 1 8 9 8 455 70.00 60.60 1.50 60.90 2.00 0.13 1.19
2021-2022 Colorado Eagles AHL 33 10 15 25 30 Playoffs 7 1 4 5 0
2021-2022 Colorado Avalanche NHL 8 0 0 0 2 74 40.00 66.70 13.70 60.80 8.90
2022-2023 Colorado Avalanche NHL 13 0 1 1 5
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Active Contract

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 10, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Richard Evans
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,525,000 0.92% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $762,500 $762,500
UFA
AAV $762,500 $762,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $775,000
Minors Salary $450,000 $450,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date March 27, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Richard Evans
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,450,000 0.89% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $725,000 $725,000
UFA
AAV $725,000 $725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $350,000 $375,000
Clauses
UFA Year
20-21: 400K Guaranteed, 21-22: $425K Guaranteed
Signing Team Florida Panthers logo
Signing Date July 2, 2018
Agent Richard Evans
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,500,000 0.94% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $750,000 $750,000
UFA
AAV $750,000 $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $800,000
Minors Salary $200,000 $250,000
Clauses
UFA Year