Avalanche's top line has scored over 60 percent of team's goals
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Get the massage table ready, because the shoulders of Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog, and Mikko Rantanen must be quite sore from carrying the Colorado Avalanche to an impressive 6-1-2 start - the second-best record in the league.

Colorado's top line has been absolutely sensational through the first nine games, as they've scored 20 of the Avalanche's 33 goals this season (60.6 percent), including three tallies in the club's 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday.

Player GP G A P
Mikko Rantanen 9 4 12 16
Nathan MacKinnon 9 8 7 15
Gabriel Landeskog 9 8 4 12

Though it's still early in the season, there's a case to be made that Colorado's first line is the most dominant trio in the league. Perhaps even better than the Boston Bruins' top unit of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, and David Pastrnak.

The Avs are playing great team defense and have received phenomenal goaltending from both Semyon Varlamov and Philipp Grubauer, but it's clear this team will go as far as MacKinnon, Landeskog, and Rantanen take them. By the looks of it, it seems like they're gearing up for a marathon.

Avalanche's top line has scored over 60 percent of team's goals
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