CALGARY, Alberta – Ahead of playing his third career NHL game Friday night against the team he grew up rooting for, Avalanche rookie Cale Makar felt at home. The Calgary native traveled from.
MacKinnon scored twice in the first period and set up Makar’s first NHL goal in his debut as the Colorado Avalanche routed the Calgary Flames 6-2 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round.
A special talent selected by the Colorado Avalanche out of Junior A hockey last June, Cale Makar is absolutely electric with the puck on his stick, rushing up the ice at dizzying speeds while constantly assessing his options, using his great stick-handing ability to slither through the neutral zone and gain the blue line, and then distributing.
Gil recaps the Avalanche big Overtime win vs Calgary in Game 4, as they now are one game away from advancing.. Gil and Wil Evans discuss Cale Makar’s debut and how deep the Avalanche can truly go in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.. Brian Howell of the Boulder Daily Camera is in studio to talk with Gil and Mark about the upcoming CU Football.
Cale Makar is humble. There are some scouts that believe the defenseman could end up being the best player in the 2017 NHL Draft, despite having gone fourth overall to the Colorado Avalanche.
Avalanche players swarm Mikko Rantanen, center, after he scored the game-winning overtime goal against the Flames Wednesday night at Pepsi Center in Denver. (Andy Cross / The Denver Post) DENVER – Mikko Rantanen scored on a slap shot 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche [.]
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DENVER (AP) Nathan MacKinnon scored twice in the first period and set up newly signed rookie Cale Makar’s first NHL goal in his debut as the Colorado Avalanche routed the Calgary Flames 6-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series..