2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

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Nathan MacKinnon
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
09-01-1995
HT/WT
6'0 / 200
Shoots
R
Hometown
Cole Harbour, N.S.
Club Team
Colorado (NHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF World Championship - Canada
2015 IIHF World Championship - Canada
2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Played for Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, finishing fifth … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic … Played for Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Belarus, finishing fifth … Played for Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Russia, finishing fourth … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2012 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament in the Czech Republic and Slovakia … Captained Team Atlantic at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, Ont., finishing seventh … Played for Nova Scotia at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, N.S., finishing seventh … Played for Team Atlantic at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Winnipeg, Man., finishing fifth  

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: His fourth NHL season, all with Colorado … Led Colorado in scoring … Led Colorado in shots on goal (251) … Led Colorado in power-play points (14) … Played in his 300th NHL game on April 9 vs. St. Louis … Recorded his 200th NHL point on March 23 vs. Edmonton … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Third in Colorado scoring … Led Colorado in shots on goal (245) … Played in his 200th NHL game on Feb. 4 vs. Dallas … 2014-15: Missed the final 18 games of the season due to injury …  Registered his 100th NHL point on Feb. 24 vs. Nashville … Scored his first NHL hat trick on Feb. 22 vs. Tampa Bay, becoming the youngest player in franchise history to record a hat trick (19 years, 174 days) … Played his 100th NHL game on Nov. 13 vs. N.Y. Rangers … 2013-14: Won the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL rookie of the year … Led all NHL rookies with 63 points, eight power-play goals, five game-winning goals (tied) and 241 shots on goal … Tied the NHL record for most points in the first two playoff games of a career with seven (1-6—7) … Became the second youngest player in NHL playoff history to score an overtime goal (18 years, 237 days) … Amateur: Played two seasons (2011-13) with the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads … Won the QMJHL championship and Memorial Cup with Halifax in 2013 … Named Memorial Cup MVP in 2013 … Named to the QMJHL Second All-Star Team in 2012-13 … An alternate captain as a 17-year-old in 2012-13 … Led Halifax in scoring … Finished second in QMJHL rookie scoring in 2011-12 … Led QMJHL rookies in assists … 17th in QMJHL scoring … Led Halifax in goals, assists and points … Fifth in QMJHL playoff scoring … Led QMJHL rookies in playoff scoring … Acquired by Halifax from Baie-Comeau on August 2, 2011 … Minor Hockey: Lists Jon Greenwood  as his favourite minor hockey coach … Won a silver medal at USA Hockey nationals (Tier I 18 & under) with Shattuck-St. Mary’s in 2011 … Won the Atlantic Bantam Championship with Cole Harbour in 2007-08

PERSONAL

Son of Graham and Cathy … Has one sister, Sarah … Favourite NHL team growing up: Pittsburgh Penguins … Favourite NHL player growing up: Sidney Crosby, who is from the same hometown … Plays the guitar … His mother, Cathy, participated in 1977 Canada Winter Games

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
8
4
1
3
8

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
May 22, 2014
0
0
0
0
May 20, 2014
0
0
0
2
May 18, 2014
0
0
0
2
May 16, 2014
2
0
2
2
May 15, 2014
0
0
0
0
May 12, 2014
1
1
0
2
May 10, 2014
0
0
0
0
May 09, 2014
1
0
1
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017 IIHF World Championship
29
29
12
17
22
2017 IIHF World Championship (Pre)
1
1
0
1
0