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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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Nathan MacKinnon
North American Skater
Halifax, QMJHL
Final Rank:  2 Midterm Rank:  2
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  182
Born:  September 1, 1995 Hometown:  Cole Harbour, NS
Birthplace:  Halifax, NS, CAN
• En route to winning the 2013 Memorial Cup, MacKinnon led the tournament in scoring with 13 points (7-6--13), including a hat trick in the championship game. He was selected as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and named to the All-Star Team.

• MacKinnon recorded 75 points (32-43--75) in 44 games this season, including a team-leading seven game-winning goals. His 1.70 points per game in 2012-13 ranked fourth overall in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

• He represented Canada at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia, as one of three draft-eligible players on the roster. MacKinnon won gold at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, tallying six goals in five games, including a hat trick in the gold-medal game against Finland.

• In 2011-12, his first season in the QMJHL, MacKinnon recorded 31 goals, 78 points and a +11 rating – his 47 assists also led all first-year QMJHL players. He finished second, to Mikhail Grigorenko (the 12th overall selection in the 2012 NHL Draft), in voting for the QMJHL Rookie of the Year award.

• MacKinnon hails from Cole Harbour, N.S., (population approx. 20,000), the same hometown as Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. In 2008, he helped his Cole Harbour bantam team win the Atlantic AAA Championship.

• He recorded almost two points per game while attending Shattuck-St. Mary’s (2009-10 and 2010-11), posting 194 points (99-95--194) in 98 games over two seasons. Shattuck-St. Mary’s has produced 49 NHL Draft selections since Joe Corvo was taken 83rd overall in 1997 – the list of alumni includes Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, Minnesota’s Zach Parise and Chicago’s Jonathan Toews.

NEWS

COACH SAYS MACKINNON STOOD OUT AT YOUNG AGE (click here)

NATHAN MACKINNON DRAFT BLOG (click here)

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
SHATTUCK-ST.MARYS BANTAM TIER 1
HIGH-MN
58
54
47
101
56
2010-2011
SHATTUCK-ST.MARYS U16
HIGH-MN
40
45
48
93
72
2011-2012
HALIFAX
QMJHL
58
31
47
78
45
2012-2013
CAN (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
0
1
1
4
2012-2013
HALIFAX
QMJHL
44
32
43
75
45




SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 61 39 18 4 190 152 82
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 61 32 22 7 173 160 71
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 62 30 24 8 173 177 68
11 COL 62 27 24 11 166 179 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 62 20 35 7 137 210 47
14 EDM 62 18 34 10 142 206 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 62 31 25 12 56
L. Couture 62 21 32 2 53
J. Thornton 58 12 40 -2 52
B. Burns 62 16 29 -3 45
P. Marleau 62 13 31 -14 44
T. Wingels 55 12 15 -5 27
T. Hertl 62 10 14 -3 24
J. Braun 51 1 19 3 20
M. Vlasic 57 7 11 10 18
M. Karlsson 33 9 7 4 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 24 16 7 .913 2.62
A. Stalock 5 7 1 .899 2.85
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