Colorado's MacKinnon receives Calder Trophy

 

The Sports Network

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Dynamic Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon was voted the winner of the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie.

MacKinnon, the youngest player ever to be awarded, led all first-year players with 63 points and 39 assists, while tying for the top spot with 24 goals.

The first overall pick of the 2013 draft also had a 13-game point streak to top Wayne Gretzky's mark of 12 consecutive games with a point by a player aged 18-or-younger. Thanks to that effort, the Nova Scotia native became the second Avalanche player to claim the award in three seasons, following 2012 winner Gabriel Landeskog.

MacKinnon was selected ahead of Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat.

Florida Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau was deemed the league's best rookie in 2013.

Read more Hockey Wires stories from the Miami Herald

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category