Nathan MacKinnon squirmed a bit in front of his locker and tugged on the brim of his Colorado Avalanche ball cap, a little uncomfortable with any sort of comparison to the Great One.
Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.
Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist and the Kings rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 on Wednesday night.
If the Avalanche’s season ended right now, they would have 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon at the top of their list goal scorers.
Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist, and Colorado beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-1 on Saturday.
Semyon Varlamov made 41 saves in the Colorado Avalanche’s 4-3 victory Monday night and beat the Stars for the fourth straight time.
Tyler Johnson stole the spotlight in a matchup of two top rookies.
Johnson scored three goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals for the Avalanche on Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough as they lost to the Maple Leafs.
Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Avalanche beat the Devils 2-1 on Thursday night.
Nathan MacKinnon had two goals andSemyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, including several big saves down the stretch, to help the Colorado Avalanche hold off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.