• Nathan MacKinnon breaks Jared Spurgeon's ankles on highlight-reel goal (Video)

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Apr 20, 2014
    At first, MacKinnon looks like he's going to go right up the middle, but the moment Spurgeon turns to his right, MacKinnon turns to his right. That's when Jared Spurgeon gets blown right up. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon is not afraid of the playoffs. "Everybody's having a blast because we're winning," MacKinnon said. That's because the Wild simply couldn't catch up to MacKinnon, who zipped through their defence. Calvert scored a key shorthanded goal to close the Pittsburgh Penguins’ lead to 3-2 and then, in double OT, scored the game-winning goal to give the Jackets their first ever playoff win. Sure, his speed puts him among a class of the league's elite, but this is the playoffs the place for big, banging wingers and dirty goals that take multiple shots, second efforts and traffic in front of the goalie.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Custance: Talent wins out for MacKinnon, Avs

      For one night, speed and talent and passing and creativity won out as the young Avalanche beat the Wild 4-2 to open a 2-0 series lead over Minnesota, writes ESPN ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: MacKinnon rules Wild; OT heroes for Jackets, Blues

      No. 1 Star: Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche MacKinnon’s ankle-breaking goal tied the game. He assisted on Gabriel Landeskog’s two goals to grab the lead, and on Paul Stastny’s empty netter to end it. The Avalanche won, 4-2, taking a 2-0 series lead…
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    • MacKinnon's speed helps Avalanche beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series

      MacKinnon's speed helps Avalanche beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series
    • Landeskog, MacKinnon lead Avs to 4-2 win, 2-0 series lead over Wild

      Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon led the Avs to a 4-2 win over the Wild, extending their series lead to 2-0.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Nathan MacKinnon is an Unholy Terror

      Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon is not afraid of the playoffs. He notched three assists in his post-season debut, then followed it up with this gem from Game 2: Lord have mercy on Minnesota right now. MacKinnon isn’t new to pressure; as a rookie in the Queb…
    • Live: Wild try to even series with Avs before heading to Minnesota

      After dropping Game 1 in OT, the Wild look to tie their series with the Avs before heading back to Minnesota.
      Source: CNNSI.com

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