Carmen MacDonald

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Carmen MacDonald
Born (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 22)
Pictou, NS, CAN
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
ECAC team St. Lawrence
National team  Canada
Playing career 2008–present
Carmen MacDonald
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for  Canada
IIHF U18 Women's World
Gold medal – first place 2010 United States 2010 Tournament

Carmen MacDonald (born December 4, 1992) is an ice hockey goaltender for the St. Lawrence Saints, a university team from New York state that plays in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).

Playing career[edit]

MacDonald participated with the 2010 and 2011 New England champions at the Westminster School.[1] She was also a field hockey and softball player.


In December 2010, she committed to join the St. Lawrence Saints of the ECAC.[2] On January 20 and 21, 2012, she backstopped the Skating Saints to a record of 1-0-1 in a home and home series versus the Clarkson Golden Knights. She posted a .949 save percentage during the series, helping the Saints extend their unbeaten streak to nine games. During February 2012, MacDonald registered a 7-1-0 record as the Skating Saints tied for fourth in the ECAC conference standings. In addition, she set a new Skating Saints single-season shutout record with 6. Of note, three of her shutouts came in February. In a match against Dartmouth, she made 32 saves to eliminate Dartmouth and advance to the ECAC Semifinals.

Hockey Canada[edit]

MacDonald was part of Canada women's national under-18 ice hockey team and won a gold medal at the 2010 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Chicago.[3] As a member of the gold medal winning squad, a hockey card of her was featured in the Upper Deck 2010 World of Sports card series.[4] In addition, she participated in the Canada Celebrates Event on June 30 in Edmonton, Alberta which recognized the Canadian Olympic and World hockey champions from the 2009-10 season .[5]

Career stats[edit]

Hockey Canada[edit]

Year Event GP MIN GA SO AVG W L T Sv %
2008 National Under 18 2 120 5 0 2.50 0 2 0 .929
2009 National Under 18 2 125 4 0 1.92 1 1 0 .932


Awards and honors[edit]

  • ECAC Rookie of the Week (Week of January 24, 2012)[7]
  • Nominee, 2012 ECAC Rookie of the Year[8]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Month Award (February 2012) [9]
  • ECAC Rookie of the Month Award (February 2012)
  • ECAC All-Rookie Team (2011–12)[10]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Week (Week of January 7, 2013) [11]