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Nathan MacKinnon | Center | #29

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (23) / 9/1/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (1) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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The Colorado Avalanche were shut out by a score of 3-0 on Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens.
Tough outing for the Avalanche who could only get seven shots on goal in the final frame as they trailed by a couple of goals midway through that period. Nathan MacKinnon managed just one shot on goal in 22:52 of ice-time in this one. Colorado will try and bounce back on Monday night in Toronto. Jan 12 - 9:55 PM

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Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Calgary Flames.

That stretches MacKinnon's point streak to eight games. He's picked up 11 points during that stretch and he's accumulated 26 goals and 66 points in just 44 games this season. He's a must-start anytime the Avalanche are in action.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 10 - 9:49 AM

Nathan MacKinnon stretched his point streak to seven consecutive games on Tuesday night.

MacKinnon contributed two assists in a 7-4 loss to Winnipeg. He has four goals and six assists during his scoring spree. MacKinnon has racked up 25 goals and 65 points in 43 games this year.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 9 - 11:40 AM

Nathan MacKinnon posted a power-play goal and two assists on the man advantage in Friday's 6-1 victory against the New York Rangers.

MacKinnon combined with Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen for four goals and eight points with 17 shots on goal, as the cash line continues to roll right along and show no signs of letting up. They took advantage of backup goaltender Alexandar Georgiev and several undisciplined penalties to help the Avalanche to another home victory. The only thing that can slow the Avs down is the NHL schedule maker, as Colorado doesn't return to action until Tuesday in Winnipeg.
Jan 5 - 3:02 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored his 24th goal of the season in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings on Monday night.

MacKinnon scored 32 seconds into the third period to cut the Kings lead to one goal. In 2018-19, he has 24 goals and 59 points in 40 games.
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 10:56:00 PM

Nathan MacKinnon will captain the Central Division at the 2019 NHL All-Star Game.

MacKinnon won the fan vote to receive the honor. Toronto's Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Washington's Alex Ovechkin (Metropolitan) and Edmonton's Connor McDavid (Pacific) will be the other captains.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 11:44:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon picked up a pair of assists in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

MacKinnon registered primary helpers on goals by Mikko Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog. The 23-year-old is now riding a seven-game point streak. He's racked up 12 points during that stretch, including seven in his last three contests. MacKinnon has an incredible 21 goals and 55 points in 35 games this season. He continues to be one of the great point producers in the NHL this season.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Dec 20, 2018 09:32:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and three assists in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Dallas Stars.

MacKinnon assisted on goals by Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen (twice). He also added an empty-netter with under 1:30 left in regulation. He finished the game with a plus-2 rating and seven shots on goal in 19:58 of ice time. The 23-year-old has registered at least one point in five consecutive games. It's the second time in nine games that he's put together a four-point performance. MacKinnon is up to 21 goals and 31 assists in 33 games this season. He's one of the top forwards in the NHL.
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 12:17:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon posted two assists with a plus-1 rating, five shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 6-4 loss against the Edmonton Oilers.

MacKinnon also spent four minutes in the penalty box while winning 13 of his 19 faceoff chances (68.4 percent). The cash line for the Avalanche managed three goals with 10 points and a plus-4 rating, but unfortunately the rest of the team was unable to follow. He has been on an extended heater, posting 11 goals with 29 points across the past 18 outings dating back to Nov. 2.
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 02:14:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal in Saturday’s 7-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

MacKinnon took a feed from Gabriel Landeskog, somehow firing the puck in behind Louis Domingue, one that Tampa’s backup would most likely love to have back. It’s MacKinnon’s 20th goal in 30 games this season, tying a franchise record held by general manager Joe Sakic. The 23-year-old center is second in the league in scoring, behind teammate Mikko Rantanen, with 45 points in 30 games.
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 09:47:00 PM

Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and assisted on another in Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

The Avalanche put on a power play clinic. Winning the offensive zone draw before moving the puck around quickly before Mikko Rantanen found MacKinnon in the slot for the goal. MacKinnon then capped off his night with an assist on Gabriel Landeskog's empty netter. MacKinnon’s finds himself at 19 goals 43 points in 27 games this season.
Sun, Dec 2, 2018 09:52:00 PM

Nathan MacKinnon registered a goal and three assists as the Avalanche beat the Penguins 6-3 on Wednesday night.

The 23-year old center recorded his assists on three of Colorado’s first four goals and then added an empty net goal to give his team some insurance and a 5-3 lead. With his night’s output, MacKinnon has amassed 18 goals and 41 points in 2018-19 and remains only second to his teammate, Rantanen (42) for the league lead in points. The next closest player is McDavid with 33 points, which goes to show just how dominant the MacKinnon-Rantanen duo has been this season. Given that both players also enjoyed success together last season, there are strong reasons to believe that their success will continue moving forward.
Thu, Nov 29, 2018 12:39:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals in Tuesday’s 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators.

Finding themselves down a goal and working a power play, MacKinnon took a cross-ice feed from Mikko Rantanen, somehow getting a weak shot in behind Pekka Rinne to tie the game. MacKinnon and Rantanen then teamed up again in the second period for MacKinnon’s 17th of the season. The duo has been the NHL’s best once again this season. The 23-year-old MacKinnon now sits at 37 points in 24 games.
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 10:42:00 PM

Nathan MacKinnon notched one goal and one assist in a 3-2 win against Dallas on Saturday night.

MacKinnon opened the scoring with his 15th goal of the season and picked up his 20th helper of 2018-19 on Mikko Rantanen's game winner. He has compiled three goals and six assists during a four-game point streak.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Nov 25, 2018 10:59:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

MacKinnon's power-play goal at the 16:16 mark of the first period gave the Avs a 2-1 lead, and they never looked back. He also registered an assist on Colin Wilson's power-play tally in the second frame. MacKinnon finished the night with two penalty minutes, four shots on goal and one hit in 18:12 of ice time. The 23-year-old has 14 goals and 31 points in 21 games this season. He's on pace to surpass the 120-point mark right now.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Nov 22, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nathan MacKinnon
2Alexander Kerfoot
3Carl Soderberg
4Vladislav Kamenev
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Matt Nieto
3Tyson Jost
4Matt Calvert
5Sheldon Dries
RW1Mikko Rantanen
2J.T. Compher
3Sven Andrighetto
4Colin Wilson
5Gabriel Bourque
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Samuel Girard
4Patrik Nemeth
5Nikita Zadorov
6Ian Cole
7Mark Barberio
8Ryan Graves
9Conor Timmins
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Philipp Grubauer