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MacDonald, Harris return to Evansville


Evansville, Ind. – The Evansville IceMen announced that the club has signed forward Justin MacDonald and defenseman Donnie Harris for the 2015-16 season.

MacDonald returns to Evansville following an amazing year in minor professional hockey. The 24-year-old picked up 12 points (7g-5a) in 20 games with the IceMen last season after starting the season with Watertown in the Federal Hockey League where he had 102 points (44g-58a) in just 46 games. A native of Newmarket, Ontario, MacDonald also has experience in the Southern Professional Hockey League with the Mississippi Surge, Mississippi RiverKings, Fayetteville, Pensacola and Augusta.

Harris is back on the IceMen blueline for his fourth season. A native of Fort Ashby, W. Va., Harris has played in 145 games for Evansville as a solid, stay-at-home, defenseman, scoring 20 points (4g-16a) in 145 career games with the team. Last season with the IceMen, the 24-year-old scored 8 points (1g-7a) in 61 games. His previous pro experience includes playing parts of three seasons for the Pensacola Ice Flyers in the SPHL and briefly for the Elmira Jackals. He won a junior hockey championship with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL in 2007-08 and also played junior hockey in both the NAHL and AJHL.