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.
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.
The Colorado Avalanche have selected center Nathan MacKinnon with the first pick of the NHL draft.
Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.
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.
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.
“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.”
Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice on Wednesday.
Gabriel Landeskog is replacing Milan Hejduk as the captain of the Colorado Avalanche.
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.