Player Profile

International
Attended Canada's National Junior Team's Evaluation Camp in August, 2000 as well as in August, 1999 ... Won gold medal with Canada's National Under 18 Team at 1998 Four Nations Tournament in Czech Republic ... Won a gold medal with Team Ontario at 1998 World Under 17 Tournament in Kitchener, ON ...Named to 1998 World Under 17 Tournament All-Star Team and captured Player of the Game three times

CHL

Sudbury's captain in 2000-2001 ... Named Sudbury's Most Improved Player in 1997-98and again in 1998-99 ... Played in 1999 CHL Top Prospects Game ... Won Sudbury'sFace-0ff Award in 1998-99 ... Sudbury's 4th round selection in the 1997 OHL PriorityDraft

Other
Played in the Royal Bank Cup National Junior A Championship in 1998 as a memberof the Rayside Balfour Sabrecats ... Won gold medal with Pee Wee team at a tournamentin Berlin, Germany in 1994 ... In 1995, won a gold medal with a Bantam team inTilsburg,Holland ... Played his minor hockey in Sudbury, ON

Scouting report
Very good hands and has very good touch with puck ... Very good passer and playmaker... Very smart around the net ... Very smart relentless checker in pursuit ofpuck... An outstanding defensive player

Personal

Nickname: Mac ... Son of Ken and Linda ... Has one sister, Kristy (16) ... FavoriteNHL Player: Steve Yzerman ... Favorite NHL Team: Detroit ... Favorite hobby:Golf ... Father, Ken, coached Rayside Balfour Junior A Sabrecats all the wayto the 2000Royal Bank Cup final ... Favorite CHL Road Arena: Kitchener, ON