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Mackenzie Skapski

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#70

  • DOB: 6/15/1994
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 209
  • Years on Team: 2
  • Hometown: Abbotsford, BC

Career Notes:  2015-16:  Second Star 4/16, in Wolf Pack’s last game of season (33 saves in 2-1 loss @ St. John’s)…Made 28 saves in 6-2 win vs. Springfield 4/9, in his first AHL appearance since 12/18…Reassigned by NY Rangers to Wolf Pack Greenville (ECHL) 4/4…Posted first career ECHL shutout 3/19 @ Atlanta, stopping 29 shots in 5-0 Greenville win (Third Star)…Had been returned to Greenville 3/9, after serving as Wolf Pack backup 3/6 vs. Bridgeport…Re-joined Wolf Pack 3/4, after having been assigned to Swamp Rabbits 12/28…Earned First-Star honors in 4-3 shootout win vs. Hershey 12/4 (33 saves, 2-for-3 in shootout)…Posted his first win of the season in Second-Star performance 11/21 vs. Lehigh Valley (23 saves in 3-1 victory)…Denied Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Carter Rowney on first penalty shot faced by the Wolf Pack 11/15…Made Wolf Pack season debut 11/13 @ Portland, stopping 25 shots in 3-2 loss (Third Star)…Reassigned by NY Rangers to Wolf Pack from Greenville (ECHL) 11/9…Made season debut for Greenville 11/6 @ Norfolk (4 GA on 33 shots in 4-2 loss)…Had been assigned to Greenville 11/2, after missing Wolf Pack’s first ten games of season due to injury…2014-15:  Made first pro postseason start 5/26 vs. Manchester (5 GA on 34 shots in 5-3 loss in Game Three of Conference Finals)…Made pro playoff debut in Game Two of Conference Finals @ Manchester 5/23, with 20 minutes of work (2 GA on 5 shots) in relief of Yann Danis…Dressed as backup 5/1 vs. Providence (3-2 overtime win in Game Five), after missing previous ten games due to injury…Registered a fifth straight winning decision, tying a team season high, with 27 saves in 3-2 overtime victory @ Springfield 3/28…Posted a 27-save shutout (First Star in 5-0 Wolf Pack win) 3/26 vs. Providence, in first Wolf Pack appearance since 1/31…Returned to Wolf Pack by NY Rangers 3/25…Registered first career NHL shutout in second career appearance 3/14 @ Buffalo (20 saves, Second Star in 2-0 win)…Was victorious in NHL debut for NY Rangers 2/20 @ Buffalo, stopping 24 shots in 3-1 victory…Received first career NHL recall from NY Rangers 2/4…Registered his second pro shutout 1/17 @ Norfolk, making 19 saves in 3-0 win (Second Star)…Stopped all 24 shots that he faced in relief of Cedrick Desjardins 12/26 vs. Springfield (Second Star in 2-1 shootout loss)…Returned to action 12/19 (22 saves in 2-0 loss vs. Syracuse), after missing previous three games due to injury…Made Wolf Pack season-high 45 saves in 4-2 win vs. Binghamton 12/7 (First Star)…Denied his second penalty shot in two games 11/28 vs. Norfolk, stopping Emerson Etem at 8:55 of third period…Stopped his first career pro penalty shot-faced (Mike Sislo), in overtime, and went 3/3 in first career pro shootout, 11/26 @ Albany (36 saves, First Star in 4-3 win)… Notched his third win in three career AHL decisions 11/9, with 22 saves in 3-2 victory @ Hershey (Second Star)…Posted his second First-Star effort in two AHL starts 11/1 @ Lehigh Valley, stopping 27 shots in 4-2 win…Authored shutout, and notched first pro win, in first career AHL start 10/26, making 16 saves in 3-0 victory vs. Norfolk (First Star)…Made AHL debut for Wolf Pack 10/24 vs. Albany (0 GA on three shots, in 7:59 of relief work)…Reassigned by NY Rangers to Wolf Pack from Greenville (ECHL) 10/22…Made pro debut for Greenville 10/19 @ Orlando (3 GA on 32 shots in 3-0 loss)…2013-14:  Had sixth-best save percentage among WHL goaltenders…Strung together WHL career-high ten-game win streak from 1/12-2/11 (1.80, 94.0)…2012-13:  Tied for WHL lead in regular-season shutouts and finished sixth in wins…Transactions:  Signed NHL contract with NY Rangers 6/2/14…Notes:  Played for former Wolf Pack head coach Ryan McGill with Kootenay 2012-13 and 2013-14.

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