16. Andy McDonald

Andy McDonald was undrafted but would star at Colgate University, where he won an ECAC Scoring Title.  His work there got him signed by the Ducks in 2000, the team he debuted for that year.

The Left Wing got off to a slow start, only scoring one Point in 16 Games (2000-01), and in the three seasons after, his highest-scoring year was 30 Points (2003-04). After the lockout year of 2005-06, McDonald's offensive output drastically improved with an 85 Point year, his best in hockey.  He was an All-Star the next season, which was the year that he helped the Ducks win their first Stanley Cup.  That would be his last full year as a Duck, as Anaheim traded him during the next season to the Blues.

McDonald scored 259 Points for Anaheim.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Left Wing
  • Acquired: Signed as a Free Agent 4/3/00.
  • Departed: Traded to the St. Louis Blues for Doug Weight, Michal Birner and a 2008 7thRound Pick (which was traded to Los Angeles) and 8thRound Pick (which was traded back to St. Louis and would be Paul Karpowich) 12/14/07.
  • Games Played: 391
  • Notable Statistics:

    92 Goals
    167 Assists 
    259 Points 
    162 PIM 
    0.66 PPG 
    +24 Plus/Minus 
    26.8 Point Shares 
    23 Points in 37 Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Champion (2007)
    All-Star (2007)

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