February 22, 1985 |
New Brighton, MN, USA
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
U.S. Military service
McKelvie attended United States Military Academy where he played with the Army Black Knights in the NCAA's Division I Atlantic Hockey conference. On July 13, 2009, following his graduation from West Point, McKelvie was signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year contract, however he was unavailable to play hockey during 2009-10 season because his enrollment at West Point required him to fulfill U.S. Military service requirements, and on July 1, 2010 he was re-signed by the Bruins. Despite his prospect for a successful professional hockey career, the U.S. Military has required McKelvie to complete a second year of active military duty before he will be allowed to join the Bruins organization.
After spending the duration of the 2011-12 season with the Bruins affiliates, the Providence Bruins and the Reading Royals, McKelvie signed as a free agent on a one-year deal with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League on July 2, 2012.
Awards and honours
|Atlantic Hockey Best Defenseman||2007-08|||
|All-Atlantic Hockey First Team||2007-08|||
|All-Atlantic Hockey First Team||2008-09|
- National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 316. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4.
- Player Bio - Zach McKelvie
- Kirk's Call » Blog Archive » Zach McKelvie’s Pro Hockey Dreams on Hold
- "Bruins Sign McQuaid To Three-year Contract Extension". Fox News. 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-07-15.
- "McKelvie's unusual path to the pro ranks". Calgary Flames. 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- Zach McKelvie's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Zach McKelvie's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Atlantic Hockey Best Defenseman
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