Cale Makar wasted little time Monday night time proving if he was ready for his Avalanche and NHL debut towards Calgary in Recreation three of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The child can play.
Just sixteen minutes into the first period, with Colorado leading 2-0 inside the Pepsi Middle, ahead Nathan MacKinnon dropped the puck off to a streaking Makar who acquired it within the high slot of the offensive zone while draped by Flames forward Mikael Backlund. Makar fought off the last-minute protection and snuck the puck previous the left pad of Calgary goaltender Mike Smith.
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Makar is simply the seventh participant in league history to score a playoff objective in his NHL debut.
The Avalanche led three-0 getting into the second interval.