MacKinnon's transition a smooth one
Training, comforts of home have 18-year-old thriving in first NHL season
By all accounts, the grating effects of an 82-game season should have taken a toll on Colorado Avalanche rookie Nathan MacKinnon by now, running the 18-year-old ragged or at least temporarily dimming the bright spots of his game.
But the novelty of playing in the NHL has yet to diminish for the first overall pick in the 2013 draft, as the dynamic young center still marvels at what a world of difference he has experienced since making the jump from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey ...
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