MacKenzie Blackwood

Age 24 Dec 9, 1996
Thunder Bay CAN
Goaltender shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
225 lbs 102 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2024
Agent Todd Reynolds
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 42
Draft Round 2
Draft Team New Jersey Devils

Transaction History
May 12, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Mackenzie Blackwood | Blackwood missed the last game of the year with a back injury but won't suffer any long-term impacts, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
May 10, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Mackenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's season finale against the Flyers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
May 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 22 saves in a 5-1 loss to the Islanders on Saturday.
May 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will patrol the crease during Saturday's road game versus the Islanders, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
May 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 32 saves in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Islanders.
May 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the road cage during Thursday's matchup with the Islanders.
May 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood kicked out 33 of 36 shots Tuesday in a 4-3 overtime win over the Bruins.
May 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will start Tuesday's game against the Bruins.
May 1, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 31 saves in a 4-1 win over the Flyers on Saturday.
May 1, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will draw the start for Saturday's road contest against Philadelphia, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 21 saves in Thursday's 5-3 win over Philadelphia.
Apr 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will start between the pipes for Thursday's home contest against Philadelphia.
Apr 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 26 of 30 shots in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Philadelphia.
Apr 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will start Tuesday's home game against the Flyers.
Apr 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 33 of 36 shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Flyers.
Apr 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Flyers.
Apr 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 33 of 36 shots in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Penguins.
Apr 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Per Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site, coach Lindy Ruff told reporters Blackwood (upper body) is "good to go," indicating the 24-year-old netminder will get the start in goal in Saturday's road game versus the Penguins.
Apr 22, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's game versus Pittsburgh, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Penguins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood yielded four goals on 25 shots in a 5-3 loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Apr 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the home net in Sunday's game versus the Rangers.
Apr 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 29 of 33 shots in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Rangers.
Apr 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will patrol the crease during Thursday's road game versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 17 of 19 shots in Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Rangers.
Apr 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the home net in Tuesday's game versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood allowed four goals on 23 shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Penguins. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Apr 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the home net in Sunday's game versus the Penguins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 21 of 26 shots in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Penguins.
Apr 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will patrol the crease for Friday's home contest against the Penguins.
Apr 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 14 saves in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Capitals.
Apr 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the home net in Sunday's game versus the Capitals, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 3, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 38 shots in Friday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Capitals.
Apr 2, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood led the Devils onto the ice, indicating he'll start Friday's home game versus the Capitals, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 44 of 48 shots through overtime in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to Boston.
Mar 30, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Bruins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 40 shots Sunday in a 1-0 win over Boston.
Mar 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Bruins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 18 of 22 shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Capitals.
Mar 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the cage on the road against Washington on Thursday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 30 off 33 shots in a 4-3 win over the Flyers on Tuesday.
Mar 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Flyers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 21, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (upper body) kicked out 35 shots Sunday in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Penguins.
Mar 21, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (upper body) will start in Sunday's home game versus the Penguins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against Pittsburgh, Chris Ryan of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Mar 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood suffered an upper-body injury in warmups, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (undisclosed) won't start in Thursday's game against the Penguins, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood is expected between the pipes for Thursday's home clash with Pittsburgh, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 17, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 33 of 35 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Sabres.
Mar 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood is in line to start between the pipes in Tuesday's home game versus Buffalo, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood kicked out 26 of 29 shots in a 3-2 loss to the Islanders on Saturday.
Mar 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the home net in Saturday's game versus the Islanders, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 29 of 34 shots in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders.
Mar 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will start in the road crease Thursday against the Islanders, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 22 of 27 shots in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Rangers.
Mar 5, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the cage during Saturday's home game versus the Rangers, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Aaron Dell | Dell stopped two of four shots after entering in relief of MacKenzie Blackwood in Thursday's 6-1 loss to the Rangers.
Mar 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 11 of 15 shots before being pulled early in the third period of Thursday's 6-1 loss to the Rangers.
Mar 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will make the home start in Thursday's game versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 20 shots Sunday in a 3-2 loss to Washington.
Feb 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will protect the home net in Sunday's matchup versus the Capitals, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 19 of 23 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals.
Feb 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will defend the blue paint during Saturday's home game versus the Capitals.
Feb 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 29 saves in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over Buffalo.
Feb 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the road goal during Thursday's game versus Buffalo.
Feb 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 33 of 36 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Sabres.
Feb 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will be between the pipes for Tuesday's home game versus Buffalo, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 26 shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Sabres.
Feb 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus Buffalo, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 25 saves in Thursday's 3-2 win over Boston.
Feb 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood is slated to be between the pipes on the road versus Boston on Thursday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood turned aside 37 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.
Feb 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will start Tuesday's game versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Per the (NHL)'s official media site, Blackwood (not injury related) has been added to the Devils' active roster and could start on the road Tuesday against the Rangers.
Feb 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Per (NHL) Public Relations on Monday, Blackwood and the Devils' games have been postponed through at least Feb. 15, which means his next opportunity to play won't be until Feb. 16 against the Rangers.
Feb 2, 2021 Activated New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood was activated from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Tuesday, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Jan 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood is still in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols and won't travel with the Devils for their upcoming two-game series versus the Sabres, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (COVID-19 protocols) will not be an option against the Flyers on Thursday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 26, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood is still in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol ahead of Tuesday's game versus Philadelphia, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Jan 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (COVID-19 protocol) won't be available for Sunday's game versus the Islanders, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 21, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood has been added to the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol list, so he won't be available for Thursday night's game against the Islanders, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood made 47 saves in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Jan 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will tend the twine on the road versus the Rangers on Tuesday, Chris Ryan of NJ.com reports.
Jan 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 27 shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Bruins.
Jan 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will guard the cage during Saturday's matinee matchup with the Bruins.
Jan 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood stopped 35 of 37 shots through overtime in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Boston.
Jan 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood will get the starting nod for Thursday's matchup with Boston, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Scott Wedgewood | With Corey Crawford announcing his retirement from the (NHL) on Saturday, Wedgewood is currently poised to enter the season as MacKenzie Blackwood's backup.
Jan 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood (undisclosed) returned to practice Monday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 1, 2021 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood left Friday's practice early after "tweaking" something, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Dec 23, 2020 New Jersey Devils | MacKenzie Blackwood | Blackwood inked a three-year, $8.4 million contract with New Jersey on Wednesday.
Feb 25, 2019 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled G Mackenzie Blackwood from Binghamton (AHL).
Feb 3, 2019 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 31, 2019 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled G Mackenzie Blackwood from Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 19, 2019 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled G Mackenzie Blackwood from Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 3, 2018 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 26, 2018 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 25, 2018 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled G Mackenzie Blackwood from Binghamton (AHL).
Sep 26, 2017 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 1, 2016 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Albany (AHL).
Dec 30, 2015 New Jersey Devils | signed G Mackenzie Blackwood to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 23, 2015 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned G Mackenzie Blackwood to Barrie (OHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

MacKenzie Blackwood
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
New Jersey Devils 35 3.04 0.902 0 -8.38 -0.24
MacKenzie Blackwood Stats by Elite Prospects MacKenzie Blackwood Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2011-2012 Thunder Bay Kings U16 AAA U16 AAA 38 3.08 0.000 0
2012-2013 Elmira Sugar Kings GOJHL 24 3.39 0.911 0
2013-2014 Barrie Colts OHL 45 2.98 0.902 0 Playoffs 10 2.61 0.904 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Barrie Colts OHL 51 3.09 0.906 0 Playoffs 9 2.88 0.922 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 1 0.969 0
2015-2016 Canada U20 WJC-20 3 3.95 0.859 0
2015-2016 Barrie Colts OHL 43 2.72 0.921 0 Playoffs 13 2.71 0.915 0
2015-2016 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 0 1.000 0
2016-2017 Albany Devils AHL 36 2.55 0.907 0 Playoffs 4 2.13 0.928 0
2017-2018 Binghamton Devils AHL 32 3.41 0.882 0
2017-2018 Adirondack Thunder ECHL 5 2.48 0.920 0 Playoffs 5 1 0.964 0
2018-2019 Binghamton Devils AHL 20 2.95 0.902 0
2018-2019 New Jersey Devils NHL 23 2.61 0.918 0 4.37 0.19
2018-2019 Canada WC 1 0 1.000 0
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 47 2.77 0.915 0 8.94 0.19
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 35 3.04 0.902 0 -8.38 -0.24
MacKenzie Blackwood Stats by Elite Prospects | MacKenzie Blackwood Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date December 23, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Todd Reynolds
Standard Contract | 3 Years $8,400,000 3.44% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
RFA
AAV $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,475,000 $2,800,000 $4,125,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,475,000 $2,800,000 $4,125,000
Minors Salary $1,475,000 $2,800,000 $4,125,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date December 30, 2015
Agent Todd Reynolds
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,092,500 0.99% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $709,167 $703,333 $697,500 $697,500 $697,500
RFA
AAV $925,000 $919,167 $913,333 $913,333 $913,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $257,500 $257,500 $132,500
Base Salary $0 $0 $650,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $742,500 $650,000 $700,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year