Cale Makar RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cale Makar says he was hit by Skittles late in Game 4 vs. Nashville Predators

    Tennessean "Cale Makar had 10 points in the Colorado Avalanche's four-game sweep of the Nashville Predators. That included a goal and two assists, including one on the Avs' go-ahead goal, in Monday's Game 4, a 5-3 Predators loss. Makar said he enjoyed..." May 10

  • Nathan MacKinnon: Cale Makar 'might be the best player in the league right now'

    The Score "Nathan MacKinnon believes Cale Makar may be more than just one of the top defensemen in the NHL. "He might be the best player in the league right now," MacKinnon said after the Colorado Avalanche's series-clinching win over the Nashville..." May 10

  • Victor Hedman, Cale Makar, and Roman Josi named Norris Trophy finalists

    Daily Faceoff "The NHL announced the finalists for the Norris Trophy for the league’s top defenseman on Monday. The finalists, who are the players that finished top-three in voting, are Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators, and Cale Makar of the..." May 09

  • Cale Makar breaks Colorado Avalanche single season record for points by a defenseman

    Daily Faceoff "Scoring records continue to fall like dominoes almost daily during the final days of this 2021-22 NHL season, which has produced the most goals per game (6.26) since 1995-96 (6.28). Many star players are smashing team scoring marks, and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar is the latest to..." April 19

  • Cale Makar sets Avalanche single-season record for goals by a defenseman

    Daily Faceoff "Cale Makar now holds the Colorado Avalanche franchise single-season record for goals by a defenseman, thanks to his second goal in last night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Makar scored his 24th of the season last night, establishing the new high watermark for the..." March 26

  • Connor McDavid, Cale Makar Among NHL's Fastest Skater Participants

    The Score "Two of the NHL's most electrifying players will battle for the title of fastest skater at the upcoming All-Star Skills Competition in Las Vegas. Connor McDavid and Cale Makar will headline the event along with six other speedsters, ESPN's Greg..." February 02

  • Cale Makar or Adam Fox: Take Your Pick

    Bleacher Report "They're the two of the best young defensemen in the NHL today and will undoubtedly battle each other for the Norris Trophy—the NHL's best defenseman award—in years to come. Drafted fourth overall in the 2017 NHL draft, Cale Makar has been a star..." January 20

  • Bobby Clarke Criticizes ex-Flyers GM Ron Hextall for Passing on Cale Makar in 2017

    Broad Street Hockey "Twisting hindsight is just so easy, practically everyone can use it to their advantage, and NHL scouts and team management is probably at the top of that list. No matter what transaction was made, or department choice, there will be fingers pointed at other people, or at themselves, to give..." January 11

  • Cale Makar on pace for a special season

    TSN "Prioritizing skill on the blueline has been a focal point for National Hockey League teams for more than a decade. Organizations understand that mobile, skilled defenders who can skate out of trouble and transition the puck can be worth just as much as the hulking, shutdown..." January 10

  • Can the Avalanche’s Cale Makar become the NHL’s first 30-goal defenseman since 2009? ‘The sky is the limit’

    The Athletic "Cale Makar gets sheepish talking about himself, and he’s had to talk about himself a lot lately. That’s what happens when you’re scoring the way he is. “I don’t think this is going to continue,” he said last week after scoring two goals in a..." December 04