MacEachern adjusting to leap from high school to USHL
Mackenzie MacEachern became a YouTube sensation in the hockey community after scoring a diving goal (see below) for the Chicago Steel earlier this season.
The announcer for that goal compared the teenage forward's diving marker to the Stanley Cup-winning leap by the great Bobby Orr, which may have been an overstatement, but the play was spectacular enough to accrue 8000-plus views.
“His size and overall skill set are probably his strengths right now,” says Steel head coach and general manager Scott McConnell of his 6’3”, 180-pound player. “He’s got a good shot and can fire it.”
And, well, apparently he can dive and tip pucks out of mid-air, too.… read more