Nathan Mackinnon opened the scoring for the Avalanche in their 3-1 road victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday. He finished the game with with one goal, one assist, a plus-1 rating, two shots and one hit through a team-high 20:52 TOI.
The Avalanche were pressing the leafs on the PP. They delivered some quick passing to shift the collapsed defense to the left side of the ice while Mackinnon was lurking in his wheelhouse. He was left open for not very but that's all it took for the puck to go from Cale Makar, to Mikko Rantanen, to Mackinnon in the top corner. He's up 18 goals and 26 assists.