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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)

Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff Race

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.

03/07/2014

Nathan MacKinnon introduced at Pepsi Center on July 1 (credit: CBS)

Top Pick MacKinnon Eager To Lead Avs Turnaround

Nathan MacKinnon gets a chance to carve out his own identity after the teenager was the first pick of the draft by the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

07/01/2013

Nathan MacKinnon puts on his jersey after being selected No. 1 overall in the first round by the Colorado Avalanche during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Avalanche Make MacKinnon 1st Pick Of NHL Draft

The Colorado Avalanche have selected center Nathan MacKinnon with the first pick of the NHL draft.

06/30/2013

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Sidney Crosby’s Accusation Against Zdeno Chara Another Low Point For The Face Of The NHL

Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.

06/18/2013

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Crosby Wins Ted Lindsay Award As NHL’s Most Outstanding Player

The Ted Lindsay Award is handed out after every NHL season to the player who is deemed to be most outstanding as voted on by the members of the NHL Players’ Association.

06/17/2013

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Bruins Show Off New Defensive Pairings Before Departing For Pittsburgh

The Boston Bruins practiced for one final time on Friday before finally heading off for Pittsburgh, and head coach Claude Julien showed off some new defensive pairings ahead of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins.

05/31/2013

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Isles Coach Jack Capuano: ‘We Need All 20 Guys Going, And We Didn’t Have All 20’

“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”

05/02/2013

Gabriel Landeskog at practice on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Landeskog Steadily Improving From Concussion

Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.

02/20/2013

Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche shoots against the against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on March 17, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Landeskog Replaces Hejduk As Avalanche Captain

Gabriel Landeskog is replacing Milan Hejduk as the captain of the Colorado Avalanche.

09/04/2012

Peter Mueller (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mueller Getting Back On Track After Head Injury

Peter Mueller showed flashes of his offensive flair on Wednesday with two nifty scores and an assist on Paul Stastny’s game-tying goal late in the third period.

01/19/2012

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