The Calgary Flames announced Friday that they have signed Minnesota State junior defenseman Connor Mackey to a free-agent contract, who will forego his senior season in Mankato.
Mackey totaled seven goals and 17 assists for 24 points as the Mavericks’ top-scoring defenseman in 2019-20.
Named WCHA Defenseman of the Week twice this year, Mackey led the Mavericks and ranked sixth in the nation with a plus-23 rating this season.
Named All-WCHA First Team this year after earning All-WCHA Third Team honors as a sophomore in 2018-19, Mackey was named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team as a freshman in 2017-18.
In 118 games over three seasons with Minnesota State, Mackey posted 18 goals among 61 points with a plus-47 rating and 92 blocked shots.