National Hockey League Draft Profile Nathan MacKinnon
1 (1 overall)
Notes: 2013-14: Selected by Colorado in the 1st round (1st overall) of the NHL Draft; Made NHL debut; Won Calder Trophy; Name to All-Rookie Team.
Assets: Has tremendous overall skill. Skates well and owns the hands of a natural goal-scorer. Can also be a quality setup man and two-way presence. Is quite versatile, overall. Flaws: Since he's from the same area as Sidney Crosby, there will always be an abundance of expectations placed upon him. Can he handle the constant burden of comparison? Career Potential: Talented, versatile scoring forward with big upside. Editorial supplied by 'The Sports Forecaster'