Mac Is Back! MacIntyre Signs Celebrity Contract

Winston-Salem, NC - Former NHL player Steve MacIntyre has signed a celebrity contract with the Carolina Thunderbirds.

MacIntyre's appearance will tie in with the Thunderbirds efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society as part of their cancer awareness night tonight against the Enforcers.

In a corresponding move, head coach Andre Niec has been released from his celebrity contract.

MacIntyre played in 12 games last year with the Thunderbirds registering seven points (2G-5A) and 88 PIMs. His professional career began in 2001 and has taken him, among other places, to the NHL where he has appeared in games for the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Thunderbirds are taking on the Elmira Enforcers tonight on Cancer Awareness Night brought to you by Mac and Nellie's. Puck drop is at 6:05 P.M. with a 5:40 pregame show on the Carolina Thunderbirds Broadcast Network.


The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud members of the Federal Hockey League, now in its ninth season. The Thunderbirds are in their second season of play building on the success from last year with a regular season championship in 2018-19 and are looking forward to their second consecutive trip to the playoffs. The Thunderbirds have set an FHL record again at the gate, breaking their own attendance record with over 70,000 fans through the doors this season.