Nathan MacKinnon

Age 26 Sep 1, 1995
Halifax CAN
Center shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
200 lbs 91 kg
ELC Signing Age 17
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2020
Agent Pat Brisson
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Colorado Avalanche

Transaction History
Oct 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon tallied a power-play goal and added two assists in a 4-3 shootout win over Tampa Bay.
Oct 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had one assist, three hits and one blocked shot in Thursday's 4-1 loss to Florida.
Oct 20, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had an assist, three shots on net, two hits, two blocked shots and two penalty minutes in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Capitals. He finished minus-5 over 20:16 of ice time.
Oct 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (COVID-19 protocols) will be in action versus Washington on Tuesday, Vic Lombardi of Altitude Sports reports.
Oct 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday and is on his way to Washington to join teammates, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Oct 17, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday and will not travel with the team Monday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Oct 15, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (COVID-19 protocols) will not be available for Saturday's game against St. Louis, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Oct 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon is asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19 and won't be available against the Blackhawks on Wednesday, though the team hopes he'll be cleared to play in Saturday's matchup with St. Louis. General manager Joe Sakic told reporters, "Hopefully he'll be able to test out and get ready. We're hoping for Saturday," Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Oct 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon didn't practice Tuesday after being placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols.
Oct 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored two goals on seven shots to go along with three hits and a blocked shot over 18:33 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 preseason win over Dallas.
Oct 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had two assists, one shot on goal and two hits over 17:10 of ice time in Tuesday's 7-4 preseason loss to Vegas.
Jun 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon notched two assists, two shots on goal and a pair of hits in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 6.
Jun 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon registered a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 2.
May 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored twice on eight shots, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Sunday's 7-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 1.
May 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had a power-play goal and an assist with three shots in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the Blues in Game 4.
May 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon netted a hat trick and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Blues in Game 2.
May 17, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (undisclosed) scored twice on six shots, dished an assist and added five hits in Monday's 4-1 win over the Blues in Game 1.
May 15, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (undisclosed) practiced in a full-contact sweater Saturday, so he'll be ready to return for Monday's series opener against the Blues, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
May 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Per Peter Baugh of The Athletic, MacKinnon (undisclosed) won't play Wednesday or Thursday against the Kings, but he should be ready to return for Game 1 of the Avalanche's first-round playoff series.
May 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) saw 20:32 of ice time and fired two shots on goal in Monday's 2-1 win over the Golden Knights.
May 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) will return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
May 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) won't play Saturday versus the Kings, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
May 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) will not be available for Friday's contest against Los Angeles.
May 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon posted two assists and a game-high nine shots on goal in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks.
May 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had a goal and an assist with a game-high nine shots in Saturday's 4-3 win over San Jose.
Apr 28, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon registered an assist and six shots on goal to extend his point streak to 15 games in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.
Apr 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a power-play goal and led all players with six shots in Monday's 4-1 loss to St. Louis.
Apr 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a power-play goal and added two assists, one of them also with the man advantage, in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Blues.
Apr 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon registered three assists, five shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Blues.
Apr 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon and the Avs' next three contests have been postponed, per the (NHL)'s announcement Friday.
Apr 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon notched a power-play assist, six shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Blues.
Apr 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a power-play goal and dished an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Apr 11, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon collected a goal and an assist with a team-leading seven shots in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Ducks. He also had a pair of hits.
Apr 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon recorded an assist and six shots on goal in Friday's 2-0 win over the Ducks.
Apr 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on three shots and dished an assist, both on the power play, in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Wild.
Apr 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in a 5-4 win over Minnesota on Monday.
Apr 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on five shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Blues.
Apr 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a pair of goals on seven shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Blues.
Mar 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon collected a pair of assists and had two shots in Wednesday's 9-3 win over Arizona. He also racked up 14 PIM.
Mar 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon registered a pair of assists with seven shots in Monday's 5-2 win over Anaheim. He also went 8-for-11 (72.7 percent) in the faceoff circle.
Mar 28, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had an assist, one shot on goal, two blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on eight shots and dished two assists in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Coyotes.
Mar 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon notched an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 20, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon racked up three assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Wild.
Mar 18, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on four shots, dished two assists and went plus-3 in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Mar 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a power-play goal on five shots in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Ducks.
Mar 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored an empty-net goal on three shots in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Mar 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored an empty-net goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 2-0 win over the Kings.
Mar 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (upper body) fired 10 shots on goal but didn't record a point in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Mar 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Coach Jared Bednar expects MacKinnon (upper body) to return to the lineup for Wednesday's game against Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (upper body) wore a regular jersey during Tuesday's practice, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Mar 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (upper body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Coyotes, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told reporters "he assumes MacKinnon will miss a few games" Friday, AJ Haefele of DNVR reports. The star forward is suffering from an upper-body injury.
Mar 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Contrary to an earlier report, MacKinnon (upper body) will not be available for Friday's game against Anaheim.
Mar 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (head) will be in the lineup versus Anaheim on Friday, AJ Haefele of DNVR reports.
Mar 4, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (head) is expected to take the morning skate Friday ahead of the Avalanche's game versus the Ducks, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Mar 4, 2021 Suspended San Jose Sharks | Joachim Blichfeld | Blichfeld was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of the Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon in Wednesday's game.
Mar 4, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Joachim Blichfeld | Blichfeld will have a hearing with the (NHL)'s Department of Player Safety for his illegal check to the head of Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon during Wednesday's loss to the Avalanche.
Mar 4, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Colorado head coach Jared Bednar said MacKinnon (head) was "doing good" following Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Sharks, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports. "I think we got lucky on it. As of right now, he seems to be fine," said Bednar.
Mar 3, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Joachim Blichfeld | Blichfeld was assessed a match penalty for a hit to the head of Nathan MacKinnon in Wednesday's game versus the Avalanche, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Mar 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon took a hit to the head in the third period of Wednesday's game versus the Sharks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon notched a power-play assist and six shots on goal in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Sharks.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on seven shots in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.
Feb 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon recorded a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
Feb 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon deposited a goal to complement a pair of helpers in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights in Lake Tahoe.
Feb 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on a team-high four shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Feb 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) skated 22:34 with four shots on goal in Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Golden Knights. He also won 11 of 18 faceoffs.
Feb 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) will play in Sunday's game versus the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) said he will play in Sunday's game against Vegas, Scott MacDonald of Colorado Hockey Now reports. "I'll definitely be playing," the star forward said. "I feel good; I feel ready to go."
Feb 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) should be ready to return to action Sunday against Vegas, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon practiced Thursday for the first time since sustaining a lower-body injury Jan. 31, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) will practice Thursday if cleared by the team's medical staff, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) could return in time for the Avalanche's next game Feb. 14, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | J.T. Compher | Compher will center the top line Tuesday, replacing the injured Nathan MacKinnon (lower body), Kyle Frederickson of the Denver Post reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon is considered week-to-week with his lower-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) will miss multiple games due to the injury he suffered Sunday against Minnesota on Sunday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon (lower body) is not expected to have a serious injury, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | Colorado head coach Jared Bednar did not have an update on MacKinnon (lower body) following Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Wild, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon left Sunday's game against Minnesota with an upper-body injury and will not return.
Jan 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon dished two assists, fired four shots on goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Jan 28, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon registered a power-play assist and six shots on goal in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon notched an assist, six shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Sharks.
Jan 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon produced an assist and four shots on goal in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Ducks.
Jan 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a power-play goal on five shots and added an assist in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Jan 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon provided a pair of assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Jan 15, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on five shots and dished two assists in Friday's 8-0 drubbing of the Blues.
Jan 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon had four shots on net over a forward-high 19:24 of ice time in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to St. Louis.
Feb 18, 2018 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated C Nathan MacKinnon from injured reserve.
Jul 8, 2016 Colorado Avalanche | signed C Nathan MacKinnon to a seven-year, $44.1 million contract.
Jul 9, 2013 Colorado Avalanche | signed C Nathan MacKinnon to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Nathan MacKinnon
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Colorado Avalanche 3 1 4 5 -5 2
Nathan MacKinnon Stats by Elite Prospects Nathan MacKinnon Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2009-2010 Shattuck St. Mary's 14U AAA 14U AAA 58 54 47 101 56
2010-2011 Shattuck St. Mary's 16U AAA 16U AAA 40 45 48 93 72
2010-2011 Canada Atlantic U17 WHC-17 5 5 3 8 0
2010-2011 Team Nova Scotia CWG 7 8 3 11 8
2011-2012 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 58 31 47 78 45 Playoffs 17 13 15 28 0
2011-2012 Canada Atlantic U17 WHC-17 5 1 3 4 2
2011-2012 QMJHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 44 32 43 75 45 Playoffs 17 11 22 33 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 1 1 4
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 5 6 11 14
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Halifax Mooseheads M-Cup 4 7 6 13 0 Playoffs 17 11 22 33 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 QMJHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 1 3 4 2
2013-2014 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 24 39 63 26 1,164 57.73 46.30 -0.27 47.33 -0.10 0.77 2.11 Playoffs 7 2 8 10 0
2013-2014 Canada WC 8 1 3 4 8
2014-2015 Colorado Avalanche NHL 64 14 24 38 34 865 52.17 47.40 7.37 48.11 6.88 0.69 2.01
2014-2015 Canada WC 10 4 5 9 6
2015-2016 Colorado Avalanche NHL 72 21 31 52 20 1,030 52.33 47.78 5.01 46.65 3.84 0.58 1.63
2016-2017 Team North America WCup 3 2 1 3 2
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 16 37 53 16 1,169 45.87 47.89 5.55 48.66 3.20 0.51 1.64
2016-2017 Canada WC 10 6 9 15 6
2017-2018 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 39 58 97 55 1,101 57.66 49.53 3.11 50.91 3.86 1.31 3.00 Playoffs 6 3 3 6 0
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 41 58 99 34 1,364 59.29 48.93 -1.26 53.04 4.94 1.01 2.07 Playoffs 12 6 7 13 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 69 35 58 93 12 1,075 61.10 54.40 5.00 53.40 2.60 1.01 2.90 Playoffs 15 9 16 25 0
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 48 20 45 65 37 732 65.80 62.30 6.80 63.30 7.10 0.66 2.79 Playoffs 10 8 7 15 0
2021-2022 Colorado Avalanche NHL 3 1 4 5 2
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 8, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Pat Brisson
Standard Contract | 7 Years $44,100,000 7.73% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000
UFA
AAV $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $5,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,150,000 $6,850,000 $6,850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $5,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,150,000 $6,850,000 $6,850,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $5,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,150,000 $6,850,000 $6,850,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 9, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $11,325,000 1.44% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,775,000 $3,775,000 $3,775,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year