Latest Mikko Rantanen News

Bear scores winner, Canucks rally, surprise Avalanche 4-3

Nov. 24, 2022 01:48 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ethan Bear snapped a tie with 8 minutes to go, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the injury-plagued Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Trailing by a goal entering the third, Sheldon Dries tied it for Vancouver before Bear ripped a shot past Pavel Francouz on a...

Rantanen scores in shootout, Avalanche beat Stars 3-2

Nov. 22, 2022 00:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Mikko Rantanen was the only scorer in the shootout as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday night. Rantanen beat Oettinger to the glove side on the second of Colorado’s three shootout attempts. Alex Newhook and Cale Makar scored...

Makar, MacKinnon score, short-handed Avalanche beat Capitals

Nov. 19, 2022 22:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Missing a handful of injured regulars, the Colorado Avalanche keep winning because two of their best players are healthy and rolling. Cale Makar scored, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists and the defending Stanley Cup champions got 32 saves from Alexandar...

Saad, Binnington help Blues hold off Avalanche 3-2

Nov. 15, 2022 00:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Blues felt the love from the crowd. Then again, their moms were cheering in the stands. They were treated to quite a show, too, with plenty of drama at the end. Brandon Saad scored a quirky goal in the second period to break a tie, Jordan...

Dynamic defenseman Makar scores twice, Avs beat 'Canes 4-1

Nov. 13, 2022 00:37 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar scored twice in a 3:22 span during the first period, Mikko Rantanen turned in a four-point performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Nathan MacKinnon also scored, while Rantanen...

O’Connor, Rantanen each score twice as Avs beat Preds 5-3

Nov. 11, 2022 00:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Logan O’Connor and Mikko Rantanen each scored twice Thursday and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on a night when the team paid tribute to longtime color analyst Peter McNab following his death earlier this week. O’Connor had two goals in...

Avalanche top Blue Jackets 5-1 to sweep Finland series

Nov. 05, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen scored in his home country, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Saturday for a sweep of the NHL's two-game series in Finland. Cale Makar and Nathan MacKinnon each had three assists for the Stanley Cup champion...

Rantanen's hat trick leads Avs past Blue Jackets in Finland

Nov. 04, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Mikko Rantanen scored three goals in his native country and the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 on Friday night in the NHL's second visit to Europe this year. Cale Makar had a goal and an assist, Logan O’Connor...

Islanders score 4 in third, rally to beat Avalanche 5-4

Oct. 29, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Mayfield and Anthony Beauvillier scored 17 seconds apart midway through the third period and the New York Islanders rallied from three goals down and beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Saturday night. Brock Nelson, Zach Parise and Noah Dobson also scored for...

Rodrigues, Georgiev lead Avalanche past Rangers, 3-2 in SO

Oct. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Evan Rodrigues scored the deciding goal in the shootout and Alexandar Georgiev made 44 saves against his former team as the Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Rodrigues beat Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin in the fourth round of the...