DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche activated ahead Nathan MacKinnon from injured reserve earlier than their sport in opposition to Toronto on Saturday evening.
MacKinnon has missed the final 11 video games with an upper-body damage. His 26 assists had been tied for the league lead when he went out through the first interval of a sport at Philadelphia on Dec. 5. He additionally has eight targets.
The 27-year-old signed an eight-year extension in August after serving to the Avalanche to their third Stanley Cup title in franchise historical past.
The injury-riddled Avalanche stay with out forwards Gabriel Landeskog, Valeri Nichushkin, Darren Helm and Martin Kaut, in addition to defensemen Bowen Byram and Josh Manson. Goaltender Pavel Francouz additionally has missed the final two video games with an upper-body damage.
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