June 17, 1992 |
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs
|NHL Draft||62nd overall, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs
Greg McKegg (born June 17, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). McKegg was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third round (62nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
McKegg's great uncle was former the late NHL defencemen Lou Fontinato.
McKegg played four seasons (2008-2012) of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), for a short time with the London Knights, but the majority with the Erie Otters, scoring 125 goals and 145 assists for 270 points, while earning 143 penalty minutes, in 262 games played.
On April 6, 2011, the Toronto Maple Leafs signed McKegg to a three-year entry level contract.
On February 1, 2014, the Toronto Maple Leafs recalled McKegg from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. Taking Peter Holland's place on the roster, McKegg made his NHL debut that night playing three minutes and 43 seconds. He registered two hits, one shot on goal, and won one of his six face-offs in helping Toronto to a 6-3 win over the visiting Ottawa Senators.
On June 19, 2015, the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Greg McKegg to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Zach Hyman and a conditional 2017 draft pick. On September 25, 2015, was placed on waivers from Panthers to be assigned to affiliate, the Portland Pirates of the AHL.
Regular season and playoffs
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- "2014 NHL Draft Prospects". National Hockey League. 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- "Leafs Ink Forward To Entry Level Contract". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2011-04-06.
- "Report: Leafs recall McKegg from AHL Marlies". NBC Sports. 2014-01-31. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- "Leafs coach not worried Nazem Kadri will face suspension for hit". Toronto Sun. 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Florida Panthers announce roster changes". Florida Panthers. 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2015-09-25.
- Halford, Mike (February 27, 2017). "Waiver claims: Bolts get McKegg, Jackets snag Dalpe". NBCSports. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
- Greg McKegg player profile at NHL.com
- Greg McKegg career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Greg McKegg's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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