DU Alum Gets Recalled To NHL By Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche recalled defenseman and DU alum Aaron MacKenzie to play Sunday night against Vancouver. MacKenzie helped the Avs defeat the Canucks 4-1 and was +1 on the evening.

MacKenzie became the 10th Colorado player to make his NHL debut this season, the most in a single season for the injury-plagued Avalanche. He was recalled earlier this season on Nov. 29, but did not appear in a game before being reassigned the next day.

The 28-year-old played for the University of Denver. He has three goals and nine assists in 52 games for Lake Erie this season.

1 comment:

puck swami said...

Great for Aaron!

Add another Pioneer to the "played in the NHL" list, and for a 28 year old, he's been waiting a long time to play in the "show".

Even if his NHL career is just one game, this helps put a happy note for a career filled with long nights in places like mWorcester, Peoria and Cleveland, wondering if the big club would ever call...