Derek MacKenzie
Derek MacKenzie
Blue Jackets - Center
NUMBER: 24
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
WEIGHT: 181
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 06/11/1981
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Sudbury, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: ATL: 1999-128 overall

2008-09: Was scoreless with two penalty minutes in one game with Columbus… Tallied 22-30-52, 50 penalty minutes and was “even” in 64 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Served as an alternate captain… Led the team in goals (tied) and power play goals (9), while ranking second in assists and points… Missed 10 games after ankle surgery on Oct. 15… Had a season high 1-2-3 Nov. 15 vs. Chicago… Had a pair of goals Nov. 16 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… Registered shorthanded goals in back-to-back games Feb. 11-13… Tallied 5-1-6 during a five-game goal/point streak Feb. 4-13, a club, season high goal streak… Notched 0-3-3 Mar. 21 vs. Albany… Played the 500th game of his AHL career Apr. 4 vs. Rochester… Recorded 1-7-8 during a seven-game point streak Mar. 25-Apr. 8…

2007-08: Collected 2-0-2 with eight penalty minutes and was -2 in 17 games with Columbus… Scored his first career NHL goal Mar. 9 vs. Tampa Bay (Mike Smith)… Added his second goal Mar. 30 at Chicago… Recorded 25-24-49 with 46 penalty minutes and was +6 in 62 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Tied for the club lead in goals, was fourth in points, tied for third in power play goals (8) and was second in shorthanded goals (5)… Set career highs in goals, assists and points… Tied for fourth in the AHL in shorthanded goals… Netted 2-1-3 Dec. 2 at Lake Erie… Had 6-4-10 during a six-game point streak Feb. 2-16… Added 6-8-14 with 22 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games for the Crunch… Led the club in playoff goals and points, while ranking second in assists…

2006-07: Was scoreless in four games with Atlanta… Tallied 14-23-37 with 62 penalty minutes and was +14 in 52 games with Chicago (AHL)… Finished tied for the league lead in shorthanded goals (5)… Added a power play goal…

2005-06: Notched 0-1-1 with eight penalty minutes in 11 games with Atlanta… Had 10-12-22 with 48 penalty minutes in 36 games with Chicago (AHL)… Missed 28 games with a broken ankle…

2004-05: Collected 13-20-33 with 87 penalty minutes and was +5 in 78 games with Chicago (AHL)… Tied for second in the AHL in shorthanded goals (6)… Was second on the club in goals and third in shots (179)… Added 5-6-11 with 33 penalty minutes in 18 playoff games…

2003-04: Had 0-1-1 and 10 penalty minutes in 12 games with Atlanta… Notched first NHL point with an assist (Ben Simon goal) Feb. 25 vs. Tampa Bay… Registered 19-16-35 with 67 penalty minutes and was +8 in 63 games with Chicago (AHL)… Had seven multi-point games… Was fifth on the club in plus/minus rating… Netted his first career hat trick on Mar. 27 vs. Milwaukee… Added 7-1-8 and 13 penalty minutes in 10 playoff games… Led the club in playoff goals…

2002-03: Tallied 14-18-32 with 97 penalty minutes and was +14 in 80 games with Chicago (AHL)… Only Wolves player to play in all 80 games… Was scoreless and had four penalty minutes in nine playoff games…

2001-02: Made his NHL debut Apr. 12 at Columbus… Collected 13-12-25 and 80 penalty minutes in 68 games with Chicago (AHL)… Added 4-2-6 with 20 penalty minutes in 25 playoff games, helping the Wolves win the Calder Cup…

2000-01: Had 40-49-89 with 89 penalty minutes and was +25 in 62 games with Sudbury (OHL)… Was sixth in the OHL in scoring… Added 6-8-14 with 16 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games… Collected 1-2-3 in seven games for Team Canada at the World Junior Championships helping Canada win the bronze medal…

1999-2000: Notched 24-33-57 with 110 penalty minutes in 68 games with Sudbury (OHL)… Added 5-9-14 and 16 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games…

1998-99: Had 22-65-87 with 74 penalty minutes in 68 games with Sudbury (OHL)… Collected 2-4-6 and two penalty minutes in four playoff games…

1997-98: Registered 9-11-20 with 26 penalty minutes in 59 games with Sudbury (OHL).

2009-10: Registered 1-3-4 and +3 in 18 games wit Columbus… Added 17-30-47 and 30 penalty minutes in 47 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Ranked first (tied) in the AHL and led the team in shorthanded goals (5)… Ranked second on the team in assists, third in points and third (tied) in goals… Recorded 12 multi-point games including a four-assist game on Mar. 5 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.