The Stat Line Of The Night – 3/27/09 – Joey MacDonald

joey-macdonaldTotal Pro Sports –  Who would have thought that the Detroit Red Wings would have traveled to Long Island and get shutout by the Islanders 2-0?  We didn’t!!!

The Islanders were lead by goaltender Joey MacDonald who stopped 42 shots and was stellar in net for his first ever NHL career shutout over the Stanley Cup champion Red Wings on Friday night.  Making him The Stat Line Of The Night” for Friday March 27th, 2009.

“It’s pretty exciting,” said MacDonald, making his first appearance since March 10. “No better thing than to get your first shutout in the building of the team you used to play for.”

With youngsters like MacDonald, Bailey, Okposo and Justin DiBenedetto who is  still playing in the OHL, the Islanders will definitely compete in the next couple of years.

MacDonald stops 42 shots for first career shutout as Isles top Wings – [Sportsline]

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