Calder Nominee Extended Long Term

Published July 15, 2023 at 9:10 PM

One of the top rookies in the NHL last year has been extended long-term giving his team some security.

Maccelli Extended

Former NHL goaltender and insider Kevin Weekes has dropped some massive news regarding top rookie Matias Maccelli.

Maccelli is coming off of a year where he scored 49 points in 60 games which equates to a 67-point pace as a rookie. He is known for his playmaking ability and has scored some pretty goals as well.

He finished 4th in Calder voting last year and was a member of the NHL all-rookie team which included Matty Beniers, Owen Power, Jake Sanderson, and Wyatt Johnston. Of the skaters, 3/5 were drafted in the top 5, and 4/5 were first-round picks.

Maccelli was the only one who was not a first-round pick being a 4th rounder from 2019. He will look to build off of his strong rookie campaign next year with a larger role on a stronger Coyotes team.
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Calder Nominee Extended Long Term

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