Mason McDonald has been assigned to the team's ECHL affiliate, the Kansas City Mavericks.
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The Heat and Mavericks swapped goaltenders, with Mason McDonald heading to Austin, Texas, joining the Heat on the road.
Goaltender Mason McDonald receives the call-up from the Heat, joining the club ahead of their New Year's Eve tilt with the Condors.
Forward Matthew Phillips has been added to the Heat roster on an Amateur Tryout after his 50-goal, 90-point season with the Victoria Royals of the WHL. In addition, goalie Mason McDonald has been called up to the Heat from the club's ECHL affiliate, the Adirondack Thunder.
Goaltender Mason McDonald and Keegan Kanzig have been assigned to the Adirondack Thunder, the Heat's ECHL affiliate.
While Jon Gillies is looking to show that he is healthy coming off season-ending hip surgery in 2015-16, Mason McDonald is looking to prove that he is ready to make the jump to the pro ranks after four years in the QMJHL. Nevertheless, both of these goaltenders have looked solid this summer and appear ready to make a splash within the Flames organization in 2016-17.
Ryan Leslie of Flames TV talks Flames goaltending depth, including what's been a two-man show in the likes of Jon Gillies and Mason MacDonald at Development Camp.