Cale Makar RUMORS & NEWS

  • Erik Karlsson, Adam Fox, Cale Makar voted Norris Trophy finalists

    The Score "San Jose Sharks veteran Erik Karlsson, New York Rangers defenseman Adam Fox, and Colorado Avalanche blue-liner Cale Makar are the 2022-23 Norris Trophy finalists, the NHL announced Thursday. The award is voted on annually by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association at..." May 04

  • With Cale Makar suspended and the Seattle Kraken surging, are the Avalanche in trouble?

    Daily Faceoff "Cale Makar made the Colorado Avalanche’s list of absences longer when he took a late run at Seattle Kraken forward (and leading scorer) Jared McCann and was suspended for it. McCann is out of Game 5 injured, but Makar’s suspension couples with Valeri Nichushkin’s personal..." April 26

  • Cale Makar hit shows penalty review process works — even if the execution does not

    The Athletic "By calling Cale Makar’s hit on Jared McCann in the first period of Game 4 a major penalty, the officials gained a chance to review the play. After reassessing the play with the help of video review, the referees changed the initial call, reducing it from a major to a minor..." April 26

  • Avalanche D Cale Makar suspended one game for interference on Jared McCann

    The Athletic "Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar has been suspended for one game by the NHL on Tuesday for his hit on Kraken forward Jared McCann in Game 4 on Monday. Here’s what you need to know: The hit occurred in the first period deep in..." April 25

  • Cale Makar To Have Hearing With Department Of Player Safety

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Colorado Avalanche lost the game last night and now could be without the services of their best defenseman. Cale Makar will have a hearing today for his hit on Seattle Kraken forward Jared McCann, suggesting a potential suspension is coming down the pipe. McCann has..." April 25

  • Cale Makar says he'll play in series opener vs. Kraken on Tuesday

    The Score "Cale Makar is ready to return to the lineup. The Colorado Avalanche superstar said Monday he's good to go for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday, according to The Athletic's Peter Baugh. " April 17

  • Avalanche's Jared Bednar expects Cale Makar back for playoffs

    The Score "The injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche got some good news on Tuesday. Though there's still no specific timeline for defenseman Cale Makar's return, head coach Jared Bednar considers the star "day-to-day" and anticipates him being back for the playoffs, he said during..." April 11

  • Cale Makar, Darren Helm out indefinitely with lower-body injuries

    The Score "The Colorado Avalanche may have to play through the stretch run without their top defenseman. Head coach Jared Bednar announced Thursday that Cale Makar and depth forward Darren Helm are out indefinitely with lower-body injuries, according to the Denver Gazette's Kyle..." April 06

  • ‘I’m sure he wanted to be a Cale Makar’: Inside the reinvention of T.J. Brodie

    Daily Faceoff "On a March afternoon between games, T.J. Brodie chuckled when asked about his first year as a professional hockey player. “The main thing was just how little I knew about playing defense,” he said. “All through junior, what I really focused on was moving the puck and..." March 29

  • Cale Makar duplicates stunning NHL feat only done before by Bobby Orr

    Clutch Points "The Colorado Avalanche absolutely dominated the San  Jose Sharks at home Tuesday night for a 6-0 win. The victory snapped the reigning Stanley Cup champion’s three-game losing skid, and they have star defenseman Cale Makar to thank for that. Makar was..." March 08

  • Cale Makar’s concussion and how injuries will impact the Avalanche’s trade deadline plans

    The Athletic "First and foremost, before we get to the trade deadline and the defending Stanley Cup champs, I began my interview Wednesday with Avalanche general manager Chris MacFarland by asking about Cale Makar. The reigning Norris Trophy winner is back in concussion..." February 23

  • How the current concussion protocol failed Cale Makar

    Daily Faceoff "“Oh no – are you OK?” That’s the hurried, anxious question I receive from any friends and family nearby whenever my accident-prone brain is put in peril, whether I’ve slipped on some ice, hit my head on a light fixture, stood up too quickly on an..." February 21

  • Cale Makar out at least 2 games with head injury after Jeff Carter hit

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar announced superstar defenseman Cale Makar will miss at least two games with a head injury, according to The Athletic's Peter Baugh. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter hit Makar high in Tuesday's..." February 09

  • Cale Makar, Avs miffed over non-call on Jeff Carter collision

    The Score "Cale Makar was none too pleased that a dangerous-looking collision with Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter went without a penalty in the Colorado Avalanche's overtime loss Tuesday. "Pretty blindside," the defenseman said, according..." February 08

  • Should Jeff Carter be Suspended For His Blindside Hit on Cale Makar?

    Colorado Hockey Now "It was a very tough loss for the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night. It could have been worse. Cale Makar took a blindside hit to the head from Jeff Carter in front of his own net in the third period. Makar would lay on the ice for a little bit before..." February 08

  • Avalanche work to get most out of Cale Makar without burning him out

    ESPN "Nothing is wrong with Cale Douglas Makar. He's still the same player. It's just that he has to be a different version of the one who won the Conn Smythe, Norris Trophy and Stanley Cup all within a matter of weeks last season. These days, the Colorado..." January 10

  • Avalanche's Cale Makar feels 'guilty' about declining penalty

    Yahoo! Sports "On top of being one of the best players in hockey, Cale Makar looks like he's a good person, too. Good sportsmanship is one of the first things any kid is taught when they take up sports. Winning is important, but upholding the integrity of the game should always come first. It..." December 20

  • Cale Makar miffed by Igor Shesterkin's flashy glove save: 'All about the show'

    Colorado Hockey Now "Cale Makar played with a burr under his saddle last night. At the end of regulation against the New York Rangers, Makar shot the puck on goal a second or two after the final horn sounded. That immediately set Mika Zibanejad into action, skating over to Makar and trying to give him a shove..." December 10