Colin McDonald



  • DOB: 9/30/1984
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 218
  • Shoots: R
  • Hometown: Wethersfield, CT


Finshed the 2018-19 season on a career-high four-game goal streak (4/7/19 - 4/13/19)...Colin and his wife, Lexi, welcomed their first child, a baby girl, Ryleigh Noel McDonald on 3/21/19...Scored his 400th pro point on 12/26/18 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Named a playing captain for the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic in Springfield, MA - his third All-Star appearance (2011, 2012, 2019)...Served as Lehigh Valley's captain during each of the last four seasons, which is the longest tenure in franchise history...Ranked second among all Phantoms players with 25 goals in 2016-17...Set Lehigh Valley's franchise record with five points (3g, 2a) in a single game on 1/27/16 vs. Binghamton...Won the Willie Marshall Award as the AHL's top goal scorer (42) in 2010-11...Still the most recent AHL player to score 40+ goals in a year...Made his NHL debut with Edmonton on 11/27/09 against San Jose...Made his professional debut with Springfield on 10/6/07 against Worcester...Son of Gerry McDonald, who played eight games for the Hartford Whalers in the 1980's and later was a broadcast analyst alongsideĀ famed Whalers announcer Chuck Kaiton. Gerry played 273 career AHL games with the New Haven Nighthawks and Binghamton Whalers

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