Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Aaron MacKenzie
Aaron MacKenzie was born on March 7, 1981 in Terrace Bay, Ontario. Undrafted, MacKenzie played junior hockey with the Thunder Bay Flyers of the USHL, before playing collegiate hockey with the University of Denver for four years. After his senior year with the Pioneers, MacKenzie turned pro, signing with the St. Louis Blues on October 6, 2003.

MacKenzie made his professional debut in 2003-04 with the Worcester IceCats, the Blues AHL affiliate. Mackenzie became a fixture in the AHL, playing with the Blues affiliates for 5 years.

On July 14, 2008, MacKenzie signed with the Colorado Avalanche and was assigned to the Lake Erie Monsters, to start the 2008-09 season. Towards the end of the season, MacKenzie was recalled to the Avalanche and made his NHL debut in a 4-1 victory against the Vancouver Canucks on April 5, 2009.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Thunder Bay Flyers USHL 49 8 12 20 123 3 0 1 1 0
1999-00 University of Denver WCHA 40 1 9 10 56
2000-01 University of Denver WCHA 37 2 6 8 45
2001-02 University of Denver WCHA 39 5 18 23 30
2002-03 University of Denver WCHA 41 11 21 32 33
2003-04 Worcester IceCats AHL 66 5 9 14 108 10 0 2 2 10
2004-05 Worcester IceCats AHL 75 2 13 15 106 +1
2005-06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 51 2 7 9 35 +11 4 0 0 0 6
2006-07 Peoria Rivermen AHL 67 1 6 7 46 -8
2007-08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 55 0 5 5 20 -2
2008-09 Colorado Avalanche NHL 5 0 0 0 0 +1
2008-09 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 52 3 9 12 50 +3
2009-10 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 3 0 0 0 2 -1
2009-10 HC Eaton Pardubice CzRep 29 0 1 1 24 6 0 1 1 8
2010-11 EHC Linz Austria 49 3 7 10 100 5 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Tohoku Free Blades AsiaHL 36 9 14 23 36
2012-13 Denver Cutthroats CHL 20 4 6 10 10 +2
2013-14 Denver Cutthroats CHL 59 8 17 25 52 +4 16 2 4 6 14
2014-15 Sun Valley Suns BDHL 4 2 2 4 2
NHL Totals 5 0 0 0 0


WCHA First All-Star Team (2003) Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), October 6, 2003. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, June 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Peoria (AHL), August 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 14, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Idaho (ECHL), October 19, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), November 2, 2009.
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