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Nathan MacKinnon | Winger | #29

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (21) / 9/1/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (1) / COL
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Nathan MacKinnon scored a power-play goal in a 4-3 shootout loss to Dallas on Saturday.
Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen each found the back of the net in the losing effort. Tyson Barrie assisted on two of Colorado's three goals, bringing him up to 38 points in 73 games. Apr 8 - 11:08 PM

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Nathan MacKinnon has picked up six points in his last five contests.

MacKinnon's overall numbers have been a little disappointing this season (16 goals, 35 assists in 77 games), but it's nice to see he's likely going to end the season on a high note. He could be an interesting rest-of-the-season fantasy option.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 1 - 11:25 AM

Nathan MacKinnon picked up an assist and scored in the shootout in a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.

MacKinnon made a nice move, stickhandling his way through the slot before J.T. Compher buried the rebound. MacKinnon is now up to 16 goals and 50 points in 76 games this season for the Avalanche. It's been a tough season all-around for the Avalanche and they are clearly headed for a rebuild. McKinnon will find himself needing to be more of a leader in the locker room next season if the Avs do decide to part ways with both Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene during the off-season.
Mar 31 - 11:54 PM

Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist in the 5-3 loss to Washington Wednesday night.

MacKinnon racked up two points to hit 50 and increase his lead over Matt Duchene to 13. The forward led his team in shots on goal with six in 20 minutes of ice time. Six shots are the most he has made in a single game in 28 contests since Colorado's loss to Los Angeles on January 31.
Mar 30 - 1:00 AM

Nathan MacKinnon is one point closer to hitting the 50-point threshold for third time in four seasons.

He picked up a helper during Monday's 4-2 loss to the Flames. The tally gives him 33 assists and 48 points on the year through 75 games.
Mar 27 - 11:43 PM

Nathan MacKinnon had two assists in Thursday's 7-4 loss to Edmonton.

He set up Mikko Rantanen for a pair of one-timer goals. Colorado's brutal 2016-17 season is close to finally being over. MacKinnon currently leads the team with 47 points in 73 games.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 24 - 10:50 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored his 15th goal of the season during Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Red Wings.

Now through 70 games, the former first overall pick has 45 points. He need seven points to match last seasons sum posted through 72 games.
Mar 18 - 4:27 PM

Nathan MacKinnon is projected to play between Sven Andrighetto and Mikko Rantanen on Wednesday night.

Coach Jared Bednar has decided to switch up the combinations again following a 1-0 loss to Arizona on Monday. Colorado has been blanked 12 times this season. MacKinnon has found the back of the net 14 times despite 215 shots on target.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 15 - 11:21 AM

Nathan MacKinnon and Erik Johnson made four shots on goal apiece, but none of them found the back of the net as the Avalanche dropped a 1-0 game to the Coyotes.

The Avalanche simply could not get the puck into the Coyotes’ end of the ice. MacKinnon and the defenseman Johnson combined for more than one-third of the total shots on goal Monday, which means they did not get very much offensive help.
Mar 14 - 1:29 AM

Nathan MacKinnon scored his 14th goal as the Avalanche edged the Devils 3-2 on Thursday.

The goal was his second in as many games after snapping a long drought with a goal against Carolina on Wednesday. He had over 20 minutes in ice-time and recorded three shots. Hopefully he can have a strong finish to the season for fantasy owners who have been disappointed with his 44 points in 66 games thus far. Rene Bourque and Francois Beauchemin scored the other goals.
Mar 10 - 12:03 AM

Nathan MacKinnon tallied his 13th goal in 65 games this season on Tuesday night.

He snapped his 15-game goal drought with an empty-netter during the final minute of the third period. MacKinnon, like many members of the Avalanche, has been disappointing this year. He has 43 points in 65 games.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 8 - 9:58 AM

Nathan MacKinnon has one goal in the past 24 matches.

Colorado has struggled to score all year and rank last in the league with just 1.92 goals for per game. MacKinnon leads the team in scoring with 42 points in 64 games, but he has contributed a mere four assists in his last 12 outings.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 6 - 11:26 AM

Nathan MacKinnon and the Avs were shut out by Jake Allen and the Blues on Sunday night.

MacKinnon has 12 goals and 42 points in 64 games this season. As is the case with most members of the Avalanche, this year has been disappointing for fantasy owners of the talented 21-year-old.
Mar 6 - 12:29 AM

Nathan MacKinnon ended his eight-game goal drought during Saturday's 5-2 win over the Jets.

The tally gives the All-Star 12 goals and 34 points in 49 games this season. During the goal drought however, MacKinnon picked up four assists.
Feb 4 - 7:27 PM

Nathan MacKinnon earned an assist in a 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Wednesday night.

He had the secondary helper on a goal by Mikko Rantanen. MacKinnon has produced two goals and six assists in his last eight contests. He has been Colorado's best player in what has been a horrible season and will represent the team at the All-Star Game this weekend.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 26 - 9:40 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3Mikhail Grigorenko
4John Mitchell
5J.T. Compher
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Rene Bourque
3Matthew Nieto
4Joe Colborne
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Mikko Rantanen
3Blake Comeau
4Sven Andrighetto
D1Erik Johnson
2Tyson Barrie
3Nikita Zadorov
4Francois Beauchemin
5Patrick Wiercioch
6Mark Barberio
7Fedor Tyutin
8Cody Goloubef
G1Calvin Pickard
2Jeremy Smith
3Semyon Varlamov