Makar’s Mark: It Hasn’t Taken Long for Cale Makar to Become a Hobby Star


The Colorado Avalance lost the draft lottery in 2017. But they still managed to hit the jackpot. Coming off a 48-point season, the last-place Avs had their sights set on the first overall pick. But the cruelties of the lottery dropped them to fourth, the worst slot in which they could land. Mobile defenseman Cale Makar wound up being their consolation prize at No. 4. If that year’s draft were held all over again? “Some real good players in that draft class, but I think Makar goes No. 1 if teams had the chance to do it all over,” said…

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