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.
Colorado coach Patrick Roy won the Adams Award, while Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon became the youngest player to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
The Colorado Avalanche could be wearing out the red carpet at the NHL awards show next week with all the players they have up for honors.
The Colorado Avalanche’s sensational rookie Nathan MacKinnon was named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Wednesday.
Gabriel Landeskog and David Jones scored 1:35 apart in the final period to help Colorado rally for a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings in their home opener of the shortened NHL season.
Gabriel Landeskog is replacing Milan Hejduk as the captain of the Colorado Avalanche.
Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog has won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.