April 24, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Former Providence College men's hockey standout Colin McDonald '07 has been named to the U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus.
The tournament will feature a collection of the best players in the world from 16 nations. Team USA opens play on May 9 against Belarus (click here for a complete a complete schedule).
McDonald, who will be making his U.S. national Team debut, recently finished his second season with the New York Islanders. He played in 70 games while scoring eight goals and adding 10 assists for 18 points. A 2014 Masterton Trophy nominee, McDonald has now played in 122 career NHL games (16-20-36).
While at Providence College (2003-07), McDonald notched 77 points on 43 goals and 33 assists in 135 games played. As a senior co-captain, he led the team in scoring with 13 goals. Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round (51st overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, he was a 2007 Hockey East Academic All-Star and a 2004 Hockey East All-Rookie Team selection.