MacKinnon, Avalanche Look To Rebound From Frustrating SeasonNathan MacKinnon will be standing a little taller on the ice this season. The 20-year-old Avalanche forward grew nearly an inch to 6-foot-1 and bulked up 15 pounds during the summer. He also worked out in Pittsburgh with Sidney Crosby.
Offseason Splashes: NHL Central, Avs Stockpiled TalentThe NHL's Central Division was the center of attention during a free-wheeling, big-spending scramble for talent this offseason.
Iginla Adds Veteran Presence To Youthful AvsEver so steadily, Jarome Iginla is getting up to speed with the Colorado Avalanche. Not easy, either, given all their speed.
Step Aside Sid, Alex: Stars From The Avs Are EmergingThough Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league's most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There's Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.
Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff RaceNathan 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.
Top Pick MacKinnon Eager To Lead Avs TurnaroundNathan 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.
Avalanche Make MacKinnon 1st Pick Of NHL DraftThe Colorado Avalanche have selected center Nathan MacKinnon with the first pick of the NHL draft.
Sidney Crosby's Accusation Against Zdeno Chara Another Low Point For The Face Of The NHLSidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins' captain's jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.
Crosby Wins Ted Lindsay Award As NHL’s Most Outstanding PlayerThe 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.
Bruins Show Off New Defensive Pairings Before Departing For PittsburghThe 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.
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."
Landeskog Steadily Improving From Concussion Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.