Texas Signs Minnesota-Duluth Captain Parker MackayApr 29, 2019
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Monday that the club has signed right wing Parker Mackay for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Mackay captained the University of Minnesota-Duluth this season and led them to their second consecutive national championship.
Mackay, 24, completed his collegiate career with a career best 33 points (16-17=33) in 40 games with the Bulldogs and was named the NCAA Frozen Four tournament MVP. In the championship game, Mackay net a goal and added an assist to top the University of Massachusetts-Amherst 3-0. From 2015 to 2019, the 5-foot-11 winger collected 70 points (37-33=37) in 136 games. During his senior season, the captain led his alma mater in points and goals.
Prior to enrolling at Minnesota-Duluth, the Irma, Alberta native skated in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) with the Spruce Grove Saints. In three seasons from 2012 to 2015, Mackay posted 119 points (45-74=119) in 144 games. He led the Saints in scoring in 2013-14 with 58 points (21-37=58) in 57 games. Mackay was rewarded the following season, being named team captain while also earning accolades as the Dan McNabb Memorial Trophy winner (Most Dedicated Player in the AJHL) and 2015 AJHL Playoff MVP.
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