Promotion
  1. Home
  2. News
  3. MARINERS ACQUIRE MACKENZIE DWYER FROM JACKSONVILLE

MARINERS ACQUIRE MACKENZIE DWYER FROM JACKSONVILLE

Tuesday, September 12th
MARINERS ACQUIRE MACKENZIE DWYER FROM JACKSONVILLE

PORTLAND, ME – September 12, 2023 – The Maine Mariners announced on Tuessday, that they have acquired defenseman Mackenzie Dwyer from the Jacksonville Icemen in exchange for cash considerations. Dwyer will join his fourth ECHL team as he enters his third professional season.

A native of Winnpeg, MB, the 26-year-old Dwyer made his ECHL debut with the Norfolk Admirals in the 2021-22 season, and ended up playing 32 games with them, posting nine points (one goal, eight assists).

The 6’3, 200-pound defenseman began last season in the Southern Professional Hockey League, with the Birmingham Bulls, but earned a pair ECHL call ups – first to the Fort Wayne Komets, and then Jacksonville. He appeared in 37 games between the two teams, with one goal and six assists – all with the Icemen.

Dwyer also spent the 2020-21 season with Birmingham, which was his first in the United States. He played a length junior hockey career in Canada, including stops in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. He was a two-time MJHL champion with the Portage Terriers, where he also served as an alternate captain in 2017-18. Dwyer also played a season for the University of Manitoba (USports).

“We’re excited to add Mackenzie to our back end,” said Terrence Wallin, Mariners Head Coach and General Manager. “His simple, hard style mixed with his size is something that will be valuable for us throughout the year.”

The current Mariners 2023-24 preseason roster can be viewed here. Training camp will begin in mid-October, commencing with a pair of preseason games against the Worcester Railers on October 13th and 14th. The game on the 13th will be the Mariners “home” game, at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn, ME at 7 PM.

The Mariners kick off their fifth ECHL season on October 20th, 2023 in Trois-Rivieres, QC against the Trois-Rivieres Lions, with the home opener presented by Evergreen Credit Union on Saturday, October 21st at 6 PM, also against the Lions. The full schedule for the 2023-24 season, presented by Hannaford to Go, can be viewed here. Full and half season packages plus 12-game plans and 10-ticket flex plans are on sale now by calling 833-GO-MAINE or visiting the Mariners front office at 94 Free St. in Portland. Prospective package holders can also put down a deposit or fill out an inquiry form at MarinersOfMaine.com. Single game tickets will go on sale in October.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
School Day - SOLD OUT
Tuesday, March 5th
School Day - SOLD OUT
Puck Drops:
10:30 AM EST
Cross Insurance Arena
Worcester Railers
WOR Worcester Railers
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena
Underwear/Sports Bra Toss
Friday, March 8th
Underwear/Sports Bra Toss
Puck Drops:
7:15 PM EST
Cross Insurance Arena
Adirondack Thunder
ADK Adirondack Thunder
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena
World Record Night/Irish Heritage Night
Friday, March 15th
World Record Night/Irish Heritage Night
Puck Drops:
7:15 PM EDT
Cross Insurance Arena
Adirondack Thunder
ADK Adirondack Thunder
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena
Battle of the Badges
Saturday, March 16th
Battle of the Badges
Puck Drops:
6:00 PM EDT
Cross Insurance Arena
Reading Royals
REA Reading Royals
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena
St. Paddy's Day/Postgame Open Skate
Sunday, March 17th
St. Paddy's Day/Postgame Open Skate
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EDT
Cross Insurance Arena
Reading Royals
REA Reading Royals
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena
Wands and Wizards Night
Friday, March 22nd
Wands and Wizards Night
Puck Drops:
7:15 PM EDT
Cross Insurance Arena
Newfoundland Growlers
NFL Newfoundland Growlers
at
Maine Mariners
MNE Maine Mariners
Cross Insurance Arena

Latest News

More News
KILE, CHICOINE RETURN TO MAINE
KILE, CHICOINE RETURN TO MAINE
ZIEKY'S POINT STREAK HITS SEVEN IN LOSS TO ADMIRALS
ZIEKY'S POINT STREAK HITS SEVEN IN LOSS TO ADMIRALS
SECOND PERIOD DOOMS MARINERS IN NORFOLK
SECOND PERIOD DOOMS MARINERS IN NORFOLK

Sign up for the Mariners Newsletter!

Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know about news and upcoming games!