CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed college free agent defenceman Connor Mackey to a one-year entry-level contract starting in 2020-21.
Mackey, a native of Barrington, Illinois plays at Minnesota State University – Mankato, where he finished the season with seven goals and 17 assists for 24 points in 36 games. The 23-year-old skated in three seasons for Minnesota State University – Mankato, totaling 18 goals and 43 assists for 61 points in 118 games from 2016-17 to 2019-20. The 6’2.5″ blueliner was named to the WCHA First All-Star team this past season finishing at a league-high +19 and helping the Mavericks to a league-best 31-5-2 record. Mackey was the USHL Defenceman of the Year in 2017 and also made the USHL First All-Star team.