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.
Denver’s Seth Jones’ jersey already is setting Nashville’s first-round draft pick apart from the other prospects at the Predators’ annual development camp.
Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy didn’t hesitate when they made a 17-year-old the top pick in the NHL draft. Not only will Nathan MacKinnon play for the Colorado Avalanche, he’s expected to produce.
Joe Sakic retired a couple of years ago and decided to take a little time off. But he wanted to get back into the hockey world after his break and is glad he did.
By chance, Ronald “Popeye” Jones bumped into Joe Sakic in the weight room of the arena in Denver way back when.
The Colorado Avalanche have won the NHL draft lottery.