Nathan MacKinnon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nathan MacKinnon misses game vs. Kings with lower-body injury

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon didn't play against the Los Angeles Kings on Friday due to a lower-body injury. MacKinnon logged 20:28 of ice time during a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, and it's unclear when the injury occurred. " May 08

  • The early years of Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon

    The Athletic "Still wearing his skates and his white Shattuck-St. Mary’s sweater, Nathan MacKinnon followed Christian Bragnalo out of the locker room and into the coach’s windowless office. A TV played NHL hockey in the corner as Bragnalo sat behind his desk, MacKinnon across from..." April 19

  • Nathan MacKinnon’s helmet throw can’t happen

    Mile High Hockey "Nathan MacKinnon knows a thing or two about becoming an internet meme. He’s the guy who scores goals so slick they get played on highlight reels across the league. He’s the guy who made a weird video working at Tim Horton’s with fellow Nova Scotian Sidney..." April 01

  • Nathan MacKinnon fined $5,000 for helmet toss to rival’s face

    New York Post "Toss a helmet? Tossed from the game. Avalanche star Nathan Mackinnon was promptly ejected from Wednesday’s game against the Coyotes when he threw Conor Garland’s own helmet right back at him during a tussle in the third period. " April 01

  • Nathan MacKinnon given 10-minute misconduct for throwing helmet at Connor Garland's face

    Pro Hockey Talk "Wednesday’s Colorado Avalanche-Arizona Coyotes game turned out to be pretty chaotic. First, the Avalanche were 9-3 winners thanks to a five-goal first period that featured a Joonas Donskoi hat trick in the first seven minutes of the game. That alone makes for a..." April 01

  • Nathan MacKinnon Scores 200th NHL Goal "Nathan MacKinnon sparked the Colorado Avalanche's comeback by factoring on three goals and helped the team get a point in the standings. The Avs center scored the 200th goal of his career and added two assists as the Avalanche rallied from being down 2-0 early in the first..." March 24

  • Nathan MacKinnon is back

    Colorado Hockey Now "Nathan MacKinnon is cleared for contact and a full participant with the Avs again. We’ll hopefully hear from Nate after practice, or perhaps the coach, on his status. But if I were a betting man, I’d put money on MacKinnon being in the Avs lineup tomorrow night against..." March 09

  • Nathan MacKinnon skates after missing past two games for Avalanche "Nathan MacKinnon skated Sunday after missing the past two games because the forward was not feeling well as the result of a hit to the head. MacKinnon was scratched prior to a 3-2 overtime win against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday and also missed a 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim on..." March 07

  • Jared Bednar expects Nathan MacKinnon to be out 'couple' more games

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar thinks superstar Nathan MacKinnon will miss additional time after sitting out Friday's tilt against the Anaheim Ducks. "I'm assuming he's going to miss a couple games," Bednar said after the..." March 06

  • Nathan MacKinnon good to go against Ducks, and Gabriel Landeskog is a father again

    Colorado Hockey Now "Nathan MacKinnon was, indeed, on the ice this morning – something we told you last night was highly likely to happen. Two days after taking that dirty hit from San Jose’s Joachim Blichfeld, MacKinnon was out there in a regular sweater, looking none the worse for..." March 05

  • Nathan MacKinnon out vs. Ducks after previously being deemed ready to play

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon is out with an upper-body injury Friday, the team announced. The club said earlier in the day that MacKinnon would be in the lineup against the Anaheim Ducks. San Jose Sharks rookie Joachim..." March 05

  • Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon knocked out of game vs. Sharks after high hit

    Sportsnet "The Colorado Avalanche earned the win Wednesday night, but suffered a potentially key loss in the process. Taking on the San Jose Sharks for the second time in as many games, the Avalanche emerged from the tilt with a 4-0 win but saw their marquee scorer, Nathan..." March 04

  • Early word on Nathan MacKinnon seems to be that he’s OK

    Colorado Hockey Now "It wouldn’t be an Avalanche game if we weren’t all clutching the pearls afterward, worried about the health of one of the team’s best players. So it was tonight too, with a third-period exit from the game by Nathan MacKinnon following a blindside hit to the head from Sharks..." March 04

  • Joachim Blichfeld to have hearing for Nathan MacKinnon hit

    TSN "San Jose Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld will have a hearing Thursday for an illegal check to the head of Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon. Blichfeld was assessed a match penalty for the hit, which occurred at centre ice in the third period of Sharks' 4-0..." March 04

  • Sharks' Joachim Blichfeld suspended two games for illegal hit to Nathan MacKinnon's head

    Sportsnet "San Jose Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld was suspended for two games on Thursday for an illegal hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon. The incident took place eight minutes into the third period of Wednesday's game between the..." March 04

  • Hart Trophy: Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews going toe-to-toe

    The Score "We're still less than halfway through the 2021 NHL season and dozens of games have been rescheduled due to COVID-19. However, while the sample size remains relatively small, it's large enough to have a better idea of who's in the Hart Trophy running. Two otherworldly..." February 26

  • Nathan MacKinnon of Avalanche to shoot for hole-in-one during NHL Outdoors "Nathan MacKinnon still is working to match Joe Sakic's greatest achievement in the NHL, but the Colorado Avalanche center will get an opportunity to match the Hall of Famer's greatest feat on the golf course this weekend. MacKinnon will take part in the One Million Dollar..." February 18

  • Cale Makar day-to-day with upper-body injury, Nathan MacKinnon back in lineup

    The Score "Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar is unavailable for Sunday's clash against the Vegas Golden Knights and is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar confirmed to The Athletic's Peter Baugh. Sunday's game is..." February 14

  • The Story of How Nathan MacKinnon's “MacKinnon Krunch” Came About

    Colorado Hockey Now "It was originally supposed to have come out last year, but like a lot of plans that were laid waste by Covid-19, the MacKinnon Krunch cereal debut was one of them. But since appearing on the shelves of Colorado King Soopers and City Market stores last week, boxes of MacKinnon Krunch..." February 09

  • Avs F Nathan MacKinnon out week-to-week

    TSN "Colorado Avalanche superstar Nathan MacKinnon is out week-to-week with lower-body injury, head coach Jared Bednar told reporters on Tuesday.   " February 02

  • Avs' Nathan MacKinnon leaves game vs. Wild (LBI)

    Mile High Hockey "There wasn’t much time for the Colorado Avalanche to enjoy their Saturday night victory over the Minnesota Wild because they needed to prepare for a rematch less than 24 hours later. Their exploding injury list is also becoming an even greater factor in this season as..." February 01

  • Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon reaches 500 career points

    CBS Sports "MacKinnon assisted on goals by Brandon Saad and Mikko Rantanen in the contest. The latter helper gave MacKinnon 500 career points (191 goals, 309 assists) in only 528 regular-season games.  " January 20

  • Nathan MacKinnon says Avalanche may be favorites to win Stanley Cup "Nathan MacKinnon said he believes the Colorado Avalanche are the popular choice to win the Stanley Cup this season. "I guess we're the favorites [or] whatever this season," the Avalanche center said in an episode of The High Button Podcast released this week...." December 19