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Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon laments 'really bad' team performance in Game 2 loss to St. Louis Blues

Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon was direct in his assessment of his team's effort in a 4-1 Game 2 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. "We were bad. We were really bad tonight," MacKinnon said with the Western Conference second-round series now tied 1-1. "We just didn't have our jump tonight. But we still feel like we're a great team. We have to forget about it and move on."
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Nathan MacKinnon Says Avalanche Were 'Really Bad' in Game 2 Loss vs. Blues

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon expressed frustration about his team's performance in a Game 2 loss to the St. Louis Blues in their second-round playoff series Thursday night. "We were bad. We were really bad tonight," MacKinnon told reporters after the 4-1 defeat. "We just didn't have our jump tonight....
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Registers power-play helper

MacKinnon posted a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Blues in Game 2. MacKinnon was credited with the secondary helper on a Gabriel Landeskog tally in the third period. The assist kept MacKinnon's point streak alive at six games -- he has five goals and three helpers in the playoffs, and he's yet to be kept off the scoresheet. The star center has added 40 shots on net, 10 hits and a plus-2 rating while continuing to play in a top-line role.
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Picks up assist Tuesday

MacKinnon logged an assist and eight shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blues in Game 1. MacKinnon set up Valeri Nichushkin's game-tying goal early in the second period. While his goal streak ended at four games, MacKinnon has yet to be held off the scoresheet in five playoff contests, racking up five tallies and two helpers. He's added 37 shots on net, 10 hits and a plus-3 rating.
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Nathan MacKinnon says Avalanche are preparing for 'long, hard series' vs. St. Louis Blues

DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon and the Avalanche know as they advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs, the games only get tougher. MacKinnon said that is sure to be the case Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. when the Avs take on the Blues in Game 1 of their second-round series. For him and the Avalanche, they're looking to avoid their second-round failures, which have haunted them the past three seasons, failing to reach the conference finals in 2019-21. And this year won't be any easier, despite an impressive first-round series in which Colorado swept Nashville.
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Morning Flurries: Nathan MacKinnon brings the spice

Paul Coffey offered some thoughts on the legend in the making, Cale Makar. [The Athletic]. A look at how Makar has delivered in the clutch his entire career. [Mile High Hockey]. Despite being playoff ineligible new Colorado Avalanche forward Ben Meyers has been suspiciously absent. It was recently revealed he...
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Opens scoring in Game 2

MacKinnon scored a goal on eight shots, logged four hits and added two PIM in Thursday's 2-1 overtime win over the Predators in Game 2. MacKinnon is already up to three goals and an assist with 14 shots on net in two playoff contests. The 26-year-old will continue to be a key part of the Avalanche's offense. He'll look to take his scoring success on the road for Saturday's Game 3. MacKinnon had 46 points in 34 road outings during the regular season.
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Racks up three points in win

MacKinnon scored twice on six shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 7-2 win over the Predators in Game 1. MacKinnon opened the scoring just 2:20 into the game and added another tally in the third period. He also set up Gabriel Landeskog's second-period marker. Two of MacKinnon's three points came on the power play. The 26-year-old was excellent as usual in the regular season with 32 goals, 88 points (27 on the power play) and 299 shots on net in 65 contests, and that level of performance has apparently carried over to the postseason.
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Frei: Nathan MacKinnon hopes to be smiling this time when it’s all over (+)

Nathan MacKinnon knows it’s out there. “It” is the contention that because MacKinnon’s seemingly underachieving NHL career took off after the Avalanche traded a disgruntled Matt Duchene on November 5, 2017, the two were linked. If “b” (MacKinnon’s breakout) followed “a” (Duchene’s departure), then “a” caused “b.”...
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Kiszla: Can Avalanche team built around Nathan MacKinnon win the Stanley Cup?

This is the best Avalanche team in more than 20 years. But there’s at least an 80% chance this Colorado team, led by center Nathan MacKinnon and defenseman Cale Makar, won’t lift the Stanley Cup, because nowhere in the North American sporting landscape will you find a more heavy-duty challenge.
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon: Sitting Friday

MacKinnon (rest) will not play Friday against the Wild, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. MacKinnon will take the night off for Colorado's final game of the season. He ends the 2021-22 campaign with 32 goals and 88 points despite playing just 65 games. The superstar center should be good to go for Game 1 of the postseason.
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