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Dater’s NHL Daily: ‘Wow, Nathan MacKinnon!’, Storms Postponing Games



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It’s the Friday before Christmas. Have you gotten your shopping done yet, Avalanche fan? Me? Don’t ask. Some NHL news and notes for this day, starting with a feelgood item involving Nathan MacKinnon:

  • “Wow, Nathan MacKinnon!” – that was what a young patient at a local pediatric hospital said when the Avalanche superstar visited his room the other day as part of the Avalanche’s first such visit since 2019. The last couple of years, Covid prevented visits (
  • This massive storm overtaking the nation is postponing games in the NHL (
  • Alex Ovechkin was mic’d up, and hilarity ensued (Washington Hockey Now)
  • Gordie Howe’s kids talked about the comparisons between their late, great dad and Ovechkin (Detroit Hockey Now)
  • Is Erik Karlsson the front-runner for the Norris Trophy right now? (San Jose Hockey Now)
  • A visit with Justin Barron, whom the Avalanche traded for Artturi Lehkonen. He’s still in the minors, but has drawn good notices of late (Montreal Hockey Now)
  • Because it’s Christmas: get 33% off a new yearly subscription to Colorado Hockey Now. Just use promo code word prince in easy checkout box and price will drop from $29.99 to $19.99. (Easy checkout box)
  • That’s it for today. Let’s all enjoy the Avalanche game tonight in Nashville.

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