PRINCETON, N.J. – Tyler MacKay of the Florida Everblades is the Sun National Bank ECHL Saver of the Month for March.
The 25-year-old goaltender was 9-1-0 with a goals-against average of 1.60 and a save percentage of .931. He allowed two goals or less in nine of his 10 starts while helping the Everblades go 10-3-1 for the month to clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the seventh consecutive year.
A runner-up for ECHL Saver of the Week on March 22 and April 5, MacKay won his first six starts in March to improve to 13-2-2 while allowing two goals or less in all six games to lower his goals-against average to 2.00 while raising his save percentage to .926. After a three-game sweep of Louisiana, MacKay had 25 saves in a 3-2 overtime win at Mississippi on March 11 and had 18 saves in a 2-0 win at Greenville on March 19. Following a 3-2 loss at Charlotte on March 20, MacKay won his next three starts, including two road wins against East Division leader Columbia. In his last 13 starts, MacKay is 12-1-0 with two shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.68 and a save percentage of .929.