DeFazio & McDonald Agree To Terms

Two forwards sign one-year, two-way deals

Monday, 07.2.2012 / 10:26 AM ET / News
X
Share with your Friends


DeFazio & McDonald Agree To Terms

The New York Islanders announced today that forwards Brandon DeFazio and Colin McDonald have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts.

DeFazio, 23, completed his first full professional season last year with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. The Etobicoke, ON, native recorded 16 points (11 goals, five assists) and 104 penalty minutes in 66 regular season games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and also appeared in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games.

A 6'1, 215-pound forward, DeFazio made his professional debut with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL late in the 2010-11 season after completing a four-year collegiate career at Clarkson University. In 141 games with the Golden Knights, DeFazio recorded 77 points (36 goals, 41 assists) and 176 penalty minutes.

McDonald, 27, scored 49 points (14 goals, 35 assists) in 68 games last season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The New Haven, CT, native added 13 points (six goals, seven assists) in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games and also appeared in five National Hockey League games last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

A 6’2, 190-pound forward, McDonald made his professional debut with the Springfield Falcons in the 2007-08 season after completing a four-year collegiate career at Providence College. The Edmonton Oilers selected McDonald in the second round (51st overall) of the 2003 NHL Draft. He’s scored one goal in seven career NHL games with Edmonton and Pittsburgh, while also appearing in 306 career AHL games with Springfield, the Oklahoma City Barons and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Bailey 3 1 3 2 4
K. Okposo 3 2 1 2 3
J. Tavares 3 1 2 3 3
R. Strome 3 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 3 2 0 1 2
L. Visnovsky 3 0 2 4 2
C. Clutterbuck 3 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 3 0 1 0 1
N. Leddy 3 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 3 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 2 1 0 .929 2.01

NewYorkIslanders.com is the official Web site of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and NewYorkIslanders.com are trademarks of New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy |  AdChoices |  Terms of Use |  Contact  Us |  Employment |  Webmaster |  NHL.com Terms of Use