Avalanche's MacKinnon facing tall task of ending drought in series finale
The series opened with all eyes on Nathan MacKinnon and that’s certainly how it’s about to close. After going scoreless through Games 5 and 6, the pressure will be on the 23-year-old playoff revelation to break through with the series on the line.
Avalanche's Cale Makar, Sharks' Justin Braun finally meet as relatives
It’s not the first time two opposing players have suggested a post-game meeting in the parking lot. However, this time there was no threat of violence. Rather, this meeting was born out of a familial connection — Cale Makar and Justin Braun are related, but had never met.