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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
28-13-10 66
32-19-1 65
27-17-4 58
27-18-3 57
24-18-6 54
23-25-3 49
16-28-6 38
15-29-4 34

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 27 61 7 22:49 32

Top Mikko Rantanen News

  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Picks up assist in win

    Rantanen had an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Blues.

    Rantanen slipped the puck to Matt Nieto, who scored an empty-net goal for his first tally since joining the Avalanche. The Finnish forward has been moved off the first line, but Rantanen -- who scored two goals Thursday -- continues to hit the scoresheet with regularity. He's registered points in 32 of 48 games, including 19 multi-point efforts.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Tallies twice in loss

    Rantanen scored two goals on five shots in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Ducks.

    Rantanen opened the scoring in the first period and added a power-play marker in the second that put the Avalanche ahead 3-1. The lead didn't last, but it was still another excellent outing from Rantanen, who has racked up 10 goals and five helpers through 12 games in January. The 26-year-old is up to 34 tallies, 60 points (22 on the power play), 178 shots on goal, 55 hits, 32 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 47 appearances.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: One of each in Friday's win

    Rantanen scored a goal on four shots and added an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.

    This was Rantanen's fourth multi-point effort in the last six games. He had a power-play tally to stretch the lead to 3-0 midway through the second period, and he also set up Brad Hunt's insurance marker. Rantanen's 32 goals puts him four back of his career-high total from last season. He's added 26 assists, 21 power-play points, 168 shots on net, 53 hits, 30 PIM and a plus-10 rating through 44 contests this season.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Leads Avalanche past Flames

    Rantanen scored twice and registered an assist in a 4-1 win against Calgary on Wednesday.

    Rantanen found the back of the net at 6:17 of the first period to open the scoring. His second marker came at 19:02 of the third to put the Avalanche up 4-1. Rantanen has 31 goals and 56 points in 43 contests this season. The 26-year-old has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Lights lamp twice against Sens

    Rantanen scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Saturday's 7-0 victory over Ottawa.

    He beat Anton Forsberg on a snapshot from the faceoff circle early in the first period, and the rout was on. Rantanen is headed squarely for 40 goals (if not 50) and 100 points for the first time in his career, and over the last 16 games, he's delivered seven multi-point performances while producing 13 goals and 20 points.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Gathers helper in loss

    Rantanen notched an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Blackhawks.

    Rantanen has racked up three goals and three helpers over five games in January. The 26-year-old winger is up to 27 goals, 24 assists, 157 shots on net, 49 hits, 28 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 40 contests overall. He's been one of the Avalanche's most consistent players this season -- fantasy managers can activate him with confidence every time he's in action.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Collects pair of points

    Rantanen scored a goal on six shots, added an assist and logged two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.

    Rantanen's pair of points came 20 seconds apart in the third period to spark the Avalanche's offense to life. The forward has three goals and two helpers through four contests in January. For the season, he's up to 27 tallies, 50 points (19 on the power play), 155 shots on net, 49 hits, 28 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 39 outings.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Tallies on power play in loss

    Rantanen scored a power-play goal on nine shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Canucks.

    Rantanen opened the scoring with a minute left in the first period. The 26-year-old has scored in seven of his last 10 contests, and he's added five assists in that productive span. He's also had eight or more shots in five of those games as he continues to prove his elite status. The winger has 26 tallies, 48 points (19 on the power play), 140 shots on net, 49 hits and a plus-5 rating through 37 outings overall.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: One of each Monday

    Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Golden Knights.

    Rantanen set up Nathan MacKinnon's goal 25 seconds into the game and then scored one of his own midway through the third period. The tally was Rantanen's 25th of the season -- he's reached that mark in five of the last six campaigns. He's up to 47 points, 131 shots on net, 48 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 36 contests. The 26-year-old has posted multiple points in four of his last six outings.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Registers pair of helpers

    Rantanen recorded two assists, three shots on goal, two hits, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Kings.

    Rantanen reached the 20-assist mark when he set up a J.T. Compher goal in the second period. Later in the frame, Rantanen also found Evan Rodrigues for the Avalanche's fourth goal. It continues to be a positive December for Rantanen, who has 11 tallies and five helpers in 14 contests this month. The 26-year-old is up to 45 points (18 on the power play), 128 shots on net, 46 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 34 appearances as a fixture on the top line.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Finds twine in loss

    Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Coyotes.

    Rantanen had one goal taken away for offside, but he got it back in the third period. The 26-year-old has pummeled the twine in December, netting 11 goals and adding three assists in 13 games this month. He's up to 24 tallies, 43 points, 125 shots on net, 44 hits and a plus-7 rating through 33 outings, and he remains the star of the Avalanche's offense with Nathan MacKinnon (upper body), Gabriel Landeskog (knee) and Valeri Nichushkin (lower body) all sidelined.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Relentless in comeback win

    Rantanen recorded a goal, an assist and 13 shots on goal in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Predators.

    Rantanen accounted for half of Colorado's shots in the comeback victory, and he's now scored in four of the past five games. The illustrious playmaker is up to 23 goals and 19 assists through 32 games, which represents a career-best pace.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Scores overtime winner Wednesday

    Rantanen scored in overtime and registered an assist in a Colorado's 2-1 win against Montreal on Wednesday.

    Rantanen's helper came during an Avalanche power play. He's up to 22 goals and 40 points in 31 contests. The 26-year-old has been on quite the roll lately, providing nine goals and 11 points in his last 11 contests.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Records 10 shots against Islanders

    Rantanen was credited with 10 shots over a staggering 29:04 of ice time in Colorado's 1-0 shootout win against the Islanders on Monday.

    That's both the most shots and playing time Rantanen has logged in a single game this season. Nevertheless, he saw his run of two straight contests with a goal come to an end, leaving him with 21 goals and 38 points in 30 games. The 26-year-old is one of the league's top forwards and should maintain his overall offensive pace.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Contributes power-play goal

    Rantanen tallied a power-play goal in Colorado's 3-1 win over Nashville on Saturday.

    Rantanen has 21 goals and 38 points in 29 games this season. The 27-year-old forward is on a roll with eight goals and nine points in his last nine contests. He entered the game averaging 22:25 of ice time, including 4:30 on the power play. His playing time might dip slightly as the season progresses, but Rantanen is expected to remain on the top line and first power-play unit.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Reaches 20-goal mark

    Rantanen scored a goal on eight shots and added four hits in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Sabres.

    Rantanen got the Avalanche on the board in the third period. It was his 20th goal of the season -- that's a mark he's reached in all but one of his seven full NHL campaigns, with the exception being a 19-goal year in 42 outings in 2019-20. The 26-year-old forward has 37 points (15 on the power play), 89 shots on net, 35 hits, 20 PIM and a plus-4 rating through 28 appearances. Rantanen will continue to fill in as a top-line center while Nathan MacKinnon (upper body) is out.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Leads Avalanche with hat trick

    Rantanen scored a hat trick to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 overtime victory against St. Louis on Sunday.

    Rantanen posted his second hat trick of the season and the fifth of his career. He's up to 19 goals and 36 points in 26 games this season. As good as those overall numbers are, Rantanen has been even better dating back to Oct. 29, providing 16 goals and 27 points in his last 18 contests. He's unlikely to maintain his recent goal scoring pace, but the 26-year-old is one of the league's top forwards and should continue to make significant offensive contributions.

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  • Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen: Scores in loss to Rangers

    Rantanen scored a goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Rangers on Friday.

    Rantanen scored at 14:38 of the first period to give the Avalanche a 1-0 lead, but Colorado was never able to build off that early edge. It was his 16th goal and 33rd point in 25 games this season. He's contributed five goals over his last eight contests.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Nousiainen, Finland
Age: 26
Experience: 7
Shoots: Left