The Hockey PDOcast Episode 324: King Nathaniel MacKinnon's Coronation

Dimitri Filipovic

Welcome to “The Hockey PDOcast,” a Yahoo Sports podcast hosted by Dimitri Filipovic, who enlists the help of some of the game’s most insightful minds covering the NHL.

Ryan Clark joins the show to discuss the Colorado Avalanche, how they did a complete 180 and became a model franchise, and the next steps for them to go from exciting young upstart to legitimate contender.

3:00 How much things have changed since 2017
6:30 Nathan MacKinnon putting a depleted team on his back
10:00 How MacKinnon took his game to the next level
18:00 Gabe Landeskog changing his style to fit in
30:00 5-man units, modernized hockey, and stacking defensemen
37:00 The traits that make Cale Makar special already
43:00 Colorado's window, avenues for improvement, and thinking ahead

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