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Nathan
MacKinnon
College None
Team Colorado Avalanche
29C
6'0"Height
205Weight
24Age
0Exp
Nathan MacKinnon's Fantasy Scouting Report

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest pre-season projection, you can expect Nathan MacKinnon will be an elite fantasy starter. His 290 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Connor McDavid and ahead of Sidney Crosby. He has averaged 3.4 fantasy points in his past 82 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.67 fantasy points. At 99% ownership, he is also the #2 most highly owned center. Last season he was also the #2 ranked center.

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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 1 FOR NATHAN MACKINNON WITH FEWER FPS THAN NICKLAS BACKSTROM

Nathan MacKinnon is projected for 6.83 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #13 ranked center and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Evgeni Malkin but behind Nicklas Backstrom. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 6.9 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2018COL824158990-01260517666
2017COL743958970-012120485672
2016COL821637530-0240769752
2015COL722131520-0760507540
2014COL641424380-0320201227
2013COL822439630-0850194258
Career (7 Seasons)456155247402264435026733115
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2018COL36511.222:052024335.438.73340017
2017COL28413.719:531760267:0022:39553115
2016COL2516.419:562097227:52143:0916008
2015COL2458.618:511696210:2041:4320009
2014COL1927.317:021364155:453:10342012
2013COL24110.017:201735191:315:41260013
Career (7 Seasons)15789.819:16106761387:54225:061855174
2019 Game Log
SCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH