Avs' MacKinnon delivers final break

Updated: April 27, 2014, 1:39 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

DENVER -- And to think, he doesn't even turn 19 until Sept. 1.


Nathan MacKinnon's goal 3:27 into overtime padded his lead atop the NHL playoff-scoring chart, but all he cared about on this wild night of hockey was giving the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 series lead over the Minnesota Wild in a series that's had it all.

"It was so exciting," MacKinnon said of scoring the OT winner. "The best part was sharing with the guys in the huddle after the goal, my helmet got ripped ...

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