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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey: Buy Low Candidates

Nathan MacKinnonSource: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America Sometimes in fantasy hockey, one man’s junk, is another man’s treasure. Disappointment early on in a season can cause fantasy owners to trade away players who are off to a terrible start.  Some players will have a disappointing year, while others will turn it around and help fantasy owners win a championship....
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nathan MacKinnon to continue at center, between Gabe Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly

Our latest story looks at what the Avalanche has planned in net heading into Saturday night’s game against the Canadiens. Some line items: With John Mitchell back as the third-line center, Nathan MacKinnon has ditched 30-something linemates Alex Tanguay and Daniel Briere and is now with Gabe Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly. MacKinnon, 19, has more in common with Landeskog, 21,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL's fastest skater? Maybe Avalanche's MacKinnon

Ask players around the league who's the fastest skater in the NHL and the same names come up: Taylor Hall, Michael Grabner, Blake Wheeler, Andrew Cogliano and Carl Hagelin. Edmonton's Hall likes the speed of New York Islanders' Grabner, but he mentioned another player without hesitation. ''Nathan MacKinnon,'' Hall said of the young Colorado Avalanche player...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Avs' MacKinnon race an Olympic speed skating champ -- and win

Nathan MacKinnon is one of the best young players in the NHL. He's also one of the fastest. The Colorado Avalanche forward won the Calder Trophy for the league's best rookie in 2013-14, so his skills with a hockey stick are well-documented. If you didn't know just how fast the 19-year-old is, though, hockey equipment manufacturer CCM would like to enlighten you. CCM equipped...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Nathan MacKinnon beat a 3-time Olympic gold medalist speed skater in a race

Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and a two-time world champion, but one thing he's never done is compete against an NHL phenom and the NHL's reigning rookie of the year. Charles Hamelin vs. Nathan MacKinnon...go!I take nothing away from MacKinnon here, but this is obviously a race designed for the hockey player to win...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL star beats Olympic speed skater in race

Nathan MacKinnon is one of the best young players in the NHL. He’s also one of the fastest. The Colorado Avalanche forward won the Calder Trophy for the league’s best rookie in 2013-14, so his skills with a hockey stick are well-documented. If you didn’t know just how fast the 19-year-old is, though, hockey equipment manufacturer CCM would like to enlighten you. CCM equipped...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nathan MacKinnon beats Olympic speed skater

Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon was put against three-time Olympic gold medalist Charles Hamelin to see who is faster off the line. Hockey equipment manufacturer CCM wanted to put their skates to the test with the Tacks Challenge. MacKinnon just barely beats out Hamelin in the 2.5 second race. The post Watch: Nathan MacKinnon beats Olympic speed skater appeared first on Sports Glory.
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

10 predictions for the 2014-15 Avalanche season

The Colorado Avalanche hosted their annual Burgundy/White Game yesterday at DU’s Magness Arena. As hockey fans anxiously await the start of the NHL season, here are 10 predictions for what’s in store for the 2014-15 Avalanche. 1. Nathan MacKinnon will lead the Avalanche in points. As a rookie last season, MacKinnon scored 24 goals and 63 points while playing in all 82 games....
Via Mile High Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Colorado Avalanche Preview: Nathan MacKinnon Ready To Join NHL’s Elite

The Colorado Avalanche were predicted by many to finish near the bottom of the Western Conference standings last season after ending the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign with the NHL’s second-worst record. The team stunned everyone and surged to a 52-22-8 record to win the Central Division over the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks and a No. 2 seed in the 2014 Western Conference...
Via NESN.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What to expect of Nathan MacKinnon in year two

Nathan MacKinnon has the whole world in his hand. He had a pretty good year, one might say. He was the first pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, joining a Colorado Avalanche outfit stocked with young talent and starting over with legends Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic running the show. MacKinnon also managed to bring […] The post What to expect of Nathan MacKinnon in year two appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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