National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Nathan MacKinnon
TeamColorado
Round1
Selection1 (1 overall)
PositionCenter
Previous TeamHalifax (QMJHL)
DOB9/1/1995
Height6-0
Weight182
Notes: Mid-Season Rankings - 2; Final Rankings - 2
2012-13 - Halifax (QMJHL) - 44 gp, 32G, 43A, 75 Pts, 45 PIM
2012-13 - Canada (IIHF World Junior Championship) - 6 gp, 0 G, 1A, 1 Pt, 4 PIM
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'

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