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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Helps on winner
MacKinnon had an assist, one shot on goal and one blocked shot over 24:38 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Blues.
MacKinnon made a pretty pass to Evan Rodrigues for the eventual game-winning goal. At the time, Colorado had a 3-0 lead and was seemingly in control, but St. Louis made it close. It was the third straight game with an assist for MacKinnon, and the 10th time in the last 11 games that he's landed on the scoresheet.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Stays warm with helper
MacKinnon notched an assist, four shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Ducks.
While it was a night of mixed results for MacKinnon, he reached the 40-assist mark for the season. The 27-year-old is also up to five tallies and 14 helpers through 12 contests in January. He's earned 53 points with 191 shots on net and a plus-14 rating through 36 appearances as the centerpiece of the Avalanche's offense.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Earns 700th career point
MacKinnon notched an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Capitals.
His helper on Artturi Lehkonen's opening tally in the first period was MacKinnon's 700th NHL point in the regular season. He achieved the milestone in just 673 appearances, further cementing himself as one of his generation's biggest stars. The superstar center is up to 13 goals, 39 helpers, 187 shots on net and a plus-17 rating through 35 appearances this season, including 18 points through 11 games in January.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Seals it in shootout
MacKinnon had seven shots on goal and scored the only shootout goal Saturday in Colorado's 2-1 win over Seattle.
MacKinnon saw an impressive seven-game point streak (four goals, seven assists) end, but he managed to earn his team a valuable second standings point by beating former teammate Philipp Grubauer five-hole in the shootout. The top-line center has been dialed in since returning from an upper-body injury in late December, producing 17 points over 11 contests, including seven games with multiple points.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Dishes pair of helpers
MacKinnon notched two power-play assists and 10 shots on goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.
MacKinnon is on a seven-game point streak, and six of those have been multi-point efforts. He's posted multiple assists in five straight contests -- it's safe to say he's fully back after missing a large chunk of December with an upper-body injury. The superstar center has 13 goals, 38 helpers, 179 shots on net, a plus-17 rating and 19 power-play points through 33 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Extends point streak to six games
MacKinnon registered two assists in Colorado's 4-1 win against Calgary on Wednesday.
MacKinnon's second helper was recorded on the power play. He has 13 goals and 49 points in 32 contests this season, including 17 points with the man advantage. The 27-year-old is not only on a six-game point streak, but MacKinnon's also had five multi-point contests over that span.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Four points in Monday's win
MacKinnon scored two goals and added two assists, one on the power play, in Monday's 6-3 win over the Red Wings.
The 27-year-old superstar helped set up Cale Makar for two tallies earlier in the game before MacKinnon potted the Avs' final two goals himself, the final one coming on a clear breakaway from his own blue line early in the third period. It's his third straight multi-point performance and fifth in eight games since returning from an upper body injury just before the calendar flipped to 2023, and on the season MacKinnon's up to 13 goals and 47 points in only 31 contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Point streak reaches four
MacKinnon had two assists, one on the power play, and five shots on goal over 19:09 of ice time in Saturday's 7-0 win over the Senators.
MacKinnon set up Mikko Rantanen for the game's first tally then was the primary helper on Artturi Lehkonen's power-play goal, which stretched Colorado's lead to 5-0. He has points in four straight, giving MacKinnon nine points in seven games since returning from an upper-body injury that wiped out 11 games.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Helps out on both goals in loss
MacKinnon produced two assists, eight shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Blackhawks.
MacKinnon and the top line did well, but the Avalanche's depth was a no show in the team's fifth loss in its last six games. The 27-year-old reached the 30-assist mark Thursday -- he's picked up four helpers to go with three goals in his last five outings. For the season, MacKinnon has 41 points, 156 shots, a plus-8 rating and 24 hits through 29 contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Scores in Tuesday's loss
MacKinnon scored a goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
MacKinnon got the Avalanche within a goal, scoring 20 seconds after Mikko Rantanen sparked a third-period rally. With three goals and two assists over five games since he returned from an upper-body injury, MacKinnon is back in his usual form. The 27-year-old center has 11 tallies, 39 points, 148 shots, 20 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 28 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Records pair of points in OT win
MacKinnon scored a goal on 11 shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Oilers.
MacKinnon got the Avalanche on the board in the third period and then set up Cale Makar's game-winning goal in overtime. This was MacKinnon's second two-point effort in his last four games, but he's been held scoreless in the other two contests since he returned from an upper-body injury. The 27-year-old superstar has 10 tallies, 38 points, 145 shots on net and a plus-4 rating through 27 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Two points in loss
MacKinnon scored a goal on eight shots and added an assist in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Golden Knights.
After a scoreless return from injury Saturday, MacKinnon wasted no time Monday. He scored 25 seconds into the game and assisted on a Mikko Rantanen tally in the third period. MacKinnon is up to nine goals and 36 points through only 25 appearances, and he's added 131 shots, 22 hits and a plus-4 rating. Now that he's healthy again, look for the 27-year-old center to serve as the focal point of the Avalanche's offense.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Is minus-3 in return
MacKinnon (upper body) had a minus-3 rating in Colorado's 6-2 loss to Toronto on Saturday.
MacKinnon also had three shots and one hit in 22:19 of ice time. He was playing for the first time since Dec. 5 due to the injury. The 27-year-old has eight goals and 34 points in 24 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Activated from injured reserve
MacKinnon (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.
MacKinnon practiced in a non-contact jersey for the first time Friday, but it certainly looks like the 27-year-old will return to the lineup against Toronto on Saturday. He has been out of action since Dec. 5 and will return to the top line alongside Artturi Lehkonen and Mikko Rantanen. MacKinnon has eight goals and 32 points in just 23 games.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Practicing Friday
MacKinnon (upper body) is practicing in a non-contact jersey on Friday, Adrian Dater of 104.3 The Fan reports.
MacKinnon has been out of action since Dec. 5, and this was the first time he joined his teammates at practice since the injury. MacKinnon looked fast during practice and could be back in the lineup shortly. He has eight goals and 34 points in 23 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Moves to IR
MacKinnon (upper body) was put on injured reserve Tuesday, per the NHL media site.
MacKinnon, who has been out since Dec. 5, is getting close to being available to return. According to NHL.com, coach Jared Bednar said that the Avalanche forward could be back this week during his Tuesday appearance on Altitude 92.5 FM Denver. If MacKinnon is able to play Thursday against Los Angeles or Saturday versus Toronto then he would be back ahead of schedule from his initial four-week timetable. The 27-year-old forward has eight goals and 34 points in 23 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Could return by Saturday
MacKinnon (upper body) could return to action as soon as Saturday versus Toronto, Marc Moser of Altitude Sports 950 reports.
According to coach Jared Bednar, MacKinnon is "very close" to returning, and although he won't play Tuesday against Arizona or Thursday versus the Kings, there's a chance he'll be ready to return Saturday against the Maple Leafs. The 27-year-old pivot, who's racked up eight goals and 34 points through 23 contests this season, has been sidelined since Dec. 7 with his upper-body injury.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Skates again
MacKinnon (upper body) skated Wednesday for a second time this week, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
MacKinnon looked ready for a second straight day on the ice, but head coach Jared Bednar reaffirmed the top-line center is still two weeks away from rejoining the team despite being "hungry to get back." The legs are fine, but apparently his upper-body injury is not yet ready to absorb contact.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Resumes skating
MacKinnon (upper body) has resumed skating and remains on track for a return in early January, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
MacKinnon, who hasn't played since Dec. 5, was originally slated to be sidelined for four weeks. He has registered eight goals and 34 points in 23 games this season.... See More ... See Less
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