“We are happy to have Nathan under contract and anxious to see him at training camp,” said Avalanche executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic in a statement. “His presence will bring additional speed and talent to our team, as well as a lot of excitement to our fans.”
According to the Denver Post, MacKinnon’s cap hit will be $3.775 million, the most a player can make in his first contract, although his base salary will be $925,000.
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