Donskoi was the Kraken's selection from Colorado in Wednesday's NHL Expansion Draft, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Despite rumors that Seattle would take Gabriel Landeskog, the club went with Donskoi instead after he put up his fourth straight 30-plus point campaign, including a career-high 17 goals. In two seasons with the Avs, Donskoi has averaged over two minutes of ice time on the power play and should be in the mix for a similar role with the Kraken.
Donskoi scored a goal on his only shot in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Vegas in Game 5.
Donskoi blasted a one-timer from the slot to give the Avalanche a 2-0 lead with 3:32 remaining in the second period. The goal was Donskoi's third of the postseason and snapped his personal six-game dry spell. The 29-year-old scored a career-high 17 times in 51 regular-season contests.
Donskoi notched an assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 7-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 1.
Donskoi set up Nathan MacKinnon's second of two goals in the second period. The 29-year-old Donskoi has only gotten on the scoresheet in two of the Avalanche's five playoff games, but he's racked up four points, 11 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating. The Finn should continue to be an effective scoring option as long as he sees power-play time.
Donskoi scored two goals and dished an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Blues in Game 2.
Donskoi opened the scoring just 35 seconds into the contest. He also helped out on a Nathan MacKinnon power-play goal in the first period before the two forwards swapped roles on Donskoi's second tally 3:14 into the second period. The 29-year-old winger had 31 points in 51 regular-season outings, and he looks poised to provide the Avalanche with depth scoring in the postseason. The Finn has operated on the second line at even strength as well as the top power-play unit.
Donskoi scored a goal on five shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Kings.
Donskoi scored the fourth of the Avalanche's five goals in the second period. The Finn has goals in consecutive contests after going six games without a point before that. The 29-year-old is up to a career-high 17 tallies with 14 assists, 86 shots on net and a plus-14 rating through 51 appearances.
Donskoi scored a power-play goal on a team-high seven shots in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Kings.
Donskoi struck at 14:43 of the first period to open the scoring, and his goal stood as the game-winner. The 29-year-old winger snapped a six-game point drought with the tally. He's up to 30 points in 50 games this season -- it's the fifth time he's reached the 30-point mark. The Finn has added 81 shots on net, a plus-14 rating and eight power-play points.
Donskoi (not injury related) will return to action Friday against San Jose, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Donskoi will return to a third-line role following his five-game absence. The 29-year-old winger has tallied 28 points in 42 contests this campaign.
Donskoi (not injury related) could return to Colorado's lineup Friday versus San Jose, NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports.
Donskoi is still getting up to speed after being activated off the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Monday, but it sounds like his absence could be limited to one more contest. The 29-year-old forward has picked up 15 goals and 28 points through 42 games this campaign.
Donskoi is no longer listed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list but will not play Monday against the Blues, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Monday will be the fourth straight game that Donskoi has missed while on the COVID-19 list but he could return Wednesday against St. Louis. The 29-year-old has 15 goals and 28 points in 42 games this season.
Donskoi was added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Friday, Sportsnet's John Shannon reports.
Donskoi missed Wednesday's game against the Blues with what was reported to be symptoms caused by the COVID-19 vaccine, so this is certainly an interesting development. Until the Avalanche release an update on his status, Donskoi can be considered out indefinitely.
Donskoi won't suit up in Wednesday's game against St. Louis, as he's feeling ill effects from the COVID-19 vaccine, Conor McGahey of Altitude TV reports.
The hope for Donskoi is that it's just a one-game absence, as the team will face off against the Kings on Friday. With the 29-year-old sidelined Wednesday, Carl Soderberg will enter the lineup, making his debut with his new club after he was acquired from Chicago at Monday's trade deadline.
Donskoi scored three goals, including one on the power play, and added an assist in Wednesday's 9-3 win over the Coyotes.
Donskoi went bonkers in the first period, collecting all three of his goals in the opening 7:31. He passed up a chance at a fourth tally late in the final frame, electing to instead set up Andre Burakovsky on a 2-on-0 rush to round out the scoring. Donskoi is in the midst of his best stretch of productivity all year, finding the scoresheet in nine of his last 10 games while producing multi-point efforts in four of them. The 28-year-old has 15 goals through 35 games, leaving him one tally shy of the career-high 16 he produced last season. Donskoi also has a chance to set a new personal best for points; he's nine away from matching the 37 he put up with San Jose in 2018-19.
Donskoi had an assist, two shots on goal and one blocked shot in Monday's 5-2 win over the Ducks.
Donskoi picked up the secondary assist on Valeri Nichushkin's goal, Colorado's final score of the game. Donskoi and his mates on the third line have made an impact in March, combining for 11 goals and 23 points over the last 10 games. Donskoi is responsible for 11 of those points.
Donskoi scored a goal Saturday in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
The goal was SportsCenter-worthy. He took a pass in the neutral zone and flew down the right wing. Donskoi cut inside the defender with a gorgeous toe drag and then roofed it over Marc Andre Fleury's left shoulder. He's playing inspired hockey of late, so check your wire. Donskoi has six goals and four assists in his last eight games.
Donskoi scored a power-play goal on five shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights.
The Avalanche's second power-play unit sparked their offense Thursday, with Donskoi's tally tying the game at 1-1 in the second period. The Finnish winger has been excellent lately with five goals and four assists in his last seven games. He's up to 11 tallies, 22 points, 37 shots on net and a plus-9 rating through 32 contests overall.
Donskoi scored a pair of goals on five shots in Monday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
Donskoi scored an empty-netter in the third period, then followed up in the final minute of the game with another goal. That got him to double-digit tallies this season -- the Finn has 10 goals, 21 points, 31 shots on net and a plus-9 rating in 30 contests. His 0.7 points-per-game pace is the best scoring rate of his career, as he's riding a ridiculous 32.3 shooting percentage.
Donskoi picked up two assists in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Wild.
The streaky winger has heated up again, putting together a four-game point streak that featured two goals and six points. Donskoi has eight goals and 19 points through 29 games on the season, but he's remarkably put only 26 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage (30.8) that screams regression.
Donskoi tallied a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Donskoi got free on a breakaway set up by Jacob MacDonald in the third period. The 28-year-old Donskoi converted the opportunity for his eighth goal of the season. The Finn has 17 points, 25 shots on net and a plus-5 rating through 28 games. He's been a solid depth scorer for the Avalanche and could help in fantasy formats that focus on points.
Donskoi notched two assists in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Ducks.
Donskoi helped out on tallies by Nazem Kadri in the second period and Brandon Saad in the third, the latter coming with the man advantage. The two-assist game put Donskoi at 16 points, 23 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in 27 contests. The Finn remains a solid depth scorer in fantasy.
Donskoi scored a goal in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Donskoi tallied at 17:09 of the second period to give the Avalanche a 3-0 lead. The 28-year-old is up to seven goals, 14 points, 22 shots on goal and a plus-3 rating through 26 contests.
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