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Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Anaheim Ducks during preseason action at Pepsi Center on September 18, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Ducks defeated the Avalanche 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NHL’s Fastest Skater? Maybe Avalanche’s MacKinnon

Nathan MacKinnon, last year’s Calder Trophy winner as rookie of the year with 24 goals and 39 assists, might be the best combination of speed and skill since Pavel Bure.

10/13/2014

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Avalanche Fall To Jets 2-1 In OT

Blake Wheeler scored at 4:58 of overtime, with Scheifele getting an assist, and the Jets beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday night.

12/30/2013

Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Duchene Leads Avalanche Over Jets 4-3 In Shootout

Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau scored in the shootout, and the Colorado Avalanche stopped a two-game losing skid with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

12/12/2013

Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Stastny’s Late Goal Lifts Avalanche Over Jets 3-2

Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots, and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night.

10/28/2013

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