October 15, 2012, Prince George, BC – The Prince George Cougars have acquired 19-year-old goaltender Mac Engel (Red Deer, AB) from the Spokane Chiefs in exchange for a fourth round pick in the 2014 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Engel (6’0″, 193 pounds) is entering his third full season in the Western Hockey League, and has posted a career record of 42-28-3-4 in 88 career appearances, all with the Spokane Chiefs. His career goals against average sits at 2.56 and he has a career save percentage of .899%.
In 2010-11, Engel finished with the second best goals against average in the WHL with a total of 2.30. In 2010, Engel helped lead the Red Deer Optimists to the AMHL championship with a 6-0 record and 1.21 goals against in the playoffs.