Cincinnati, Ohio - The Cincinnati Cyclones announced today that the team has re-signed defenseman Steven MacLean ahead of the 2023-24 season.
MacLeansigned his first professional contract with the Cyclones in February of this past season. The 25-year-old made an instant impact, scoring his first pro goal in his second game in a Cyclones jersey. The Scarborough, Ontario native went on to collect six points (2g-4a) in 21 regular-season games before adding an assist in 11 postseason contests.
Before turning pro, MacLean appeared in 65 games over four years at the collegiate level with Wilfred Laurier University. Before that, he captained the Ontario Junior Hockey League's Aurora Tigers for the 2018-19 season, posting 28 points in 53 games. MacLean spent three seasons and 158 games skating for Aurora, logging 49 points (9g-40a) in his junior hockey career.