Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brett MacDonald
Defenseman Brett MacDonald played one game with the Vancouver Canucks in 1987-88. He was a fine passer who worked the point well on the power play in a career that took place in the minors.

Born in Bothwell, Ontario, MacDonald played junior B with the Dixie Beehives then spent three years in the OHL with the North Bay Centennials and Kitchener Rangers. He was claimed 94th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in 1984 and enjoyed a solid rookie season as a pro with the AHL's Fredericton Express in 1986-87.

MacDonald played one game for Vancouver in 1987-88 before he was relegated to the minors until he retired ten years later. His best performance came in 1990-91 when he registered 81 points for the Nashville Knights and was named the ECHL Defenseman of the Year. MacDonald went on to top the 40-point mark six more times in a career that brought him to four minor pro leagues. MacDonald retired in 1999 after playing with the UHL's Flint Generals. Defenceman Brett MacDonald played one game with the Vancouver Canucks in 1987-88. He was a fine passer who worked the point well on the power play in a career that took place in the minors.

Born in Bothwell, Ontario, MacDonald played junior B with the Dixie Beehives then spent three years in the OHL with the North Bay Centennials and Kitchener Rangers. He was claimed 94th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in 1984 and enjoyed a solid rookie season as a pro with the AHL's Fredericton Express in 1986-87.

MacDonald played one game for Vancouver in 1987-88 before he was relegated to the minors until he retired ten years later. His best performance came in 1990-91 when he registered 81 points for the Nashville Knights and was named the ECHL Defenseman of the Year. MacDonald went on to top the 40-point mark six more times in a career that brought him to four minor pro leagues. MacDonald retired in 1999 after playing with the UHL's Flint Generals.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1982-83 Dixie Beehives ON-Jr.A 44 5 18 23 28
1983-84 North Bay Centennials OHL 70 8 18 26 83 4 0 1 1 0
1984-85 North Bay Centennials OHL 58 6 27 33 72 8 1 1 2 11
1985-86 North Bay Centennials OHL 15 0 6 6 42
1985-86 Kitchener Rangers OHL 53 10 27 37 52 5 3 7 10 6
1986-87 Fredericton Express AHL 49 0 9 9 29
1987-88 Vancouver Canucks NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1
1987-88 Fredericton Express AHL 15 1 5 6 23
1987-88 Flint Spirits IHL 49 2 21 23 43 15 2 2 4 12
1988-89 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 15 2 4 6 6
1988-89 Flint Spirits IHL 57 3 24 27 53
1989-90 Krefelder EV W.Ger-2 26 6 22 28 32
1990-91 Nashville Knights ECHL 64 19 62 81 56
1990-91 San Diego Gulls IHL 3 0 1 1 0
1990-91 Moncton Hawks AHL 2 0 0 0 0 7 1 3 4 4
1991-92 Flint Bulldogs ColHL 46 12 33 45 23
1991-92 Moncton Hawks AHL 3 0 0 0 2
1992-93 Flint Generals ColHL 60 12 39 51 60 6 0 5 5 21
1993-94 Chatham Wheels ColHL 42 8 31 39 29 14 6 9 15 4
1994-95 Saginaw Wheels ColHL 62 17 42 59 42
1994-95 Muskegon Fury ColHL 11 3 8 11 14 16 2 5 7 12
1995-96 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 1 0 0 0 2
1995-96 Flint Generals ColHL 62 16 39 55 55 15 1 8 9 2
1996-97 Flint Generals ColHL 74 8 64 72 44 14 1 11 12 12
1997-98 Flint Generals UHL 56 7 37 44 32 +26 17 1 6 7 14
1998-99 Flint Generals UHL 23 2 9 11 16 +8 12 1 3 4 12
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0


ECHL First All-Star Team (1991)
Defenseman of the Year - ECHL (1991)
ColHL First All-Star Team (1993)
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