Nathan MacKinnon has been the clear cut candidate for the Calder Trophy this year and his last performance saw him break a record previously held by the great Wayne Gretzky.
MacKinnon helped his team get the victory last night against the Detroit Red Wings by assisting on a goal in overtime that saw the Avalanche win the game.
This assist marks the 13th-straight game that MacKinnon has gotten a point. Breaking the record for point streak by an 18 year old, previously held by Wayne Gretzky. Quite impressive.
When asked about his new record, MacKinnon said, "It's pretty cool, I want to be as consistent as possible. He probably doubled my point total in those games."
Gretzky had 157 points in his rookie season. So far, MacKinnon has 50 points in 63 games so it doesn't look like he will beat that - but he has still been very impressive nonetheless.
MacKinnon has been the number one candidate for the Calder Trophy since Tomas Hertl went down with an injury early in the season.
MacKinnon obviously has a bright career ahead of him after breaking Gretzky's record.
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