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Connor McDavid | Center | #97

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (19) / 1/13/1997
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Drafted: 2015 / Rd. 1 (1) / EDM
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Connor McDavid extended his point streak to seven games during Thursday's 6-3 win over the Jets.
And if that weren't enough, he has five multi-point games with a trio of games, like tonight's, in which he's posted three points. Tonight, though, he had merely a trio of helpers giving him nine assists and 15 points during the streak. McDavid has 23 assists and 34 points in 25 games. Wow. Dec 2 - 2:41 AM

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Connor McDavid already has nine multi-point games this season.

McDavid is up to 11 goals and 31 points in 24 games. The 19-year-old has opened up a five-point edge in the scoring race, making him an early contender for the Hart Trophy. Right now, Mark Scheifele and Nikita Kucherov are the closest players to McDavid's pace.
Nov 30 - 9:26 AM

Connor McDavid scored a goal and added an assist in Edmonton's 4-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

He scored his 11th goal of the season and he picked up his 20th assist on a goal by Andrej Sekera at the 4:50 mark of the second. The Oilers are starting to cool with three straight losses, but still have the lead in the Pacific with a record of 12-10-2. McDavid is the first player to surpass 30 points this season and it took him just 24 games to do it.
Nov 30 - 12:29 AM

Connor McDavid scored a goal in Friday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes.

The 19-year-old opened the scoring just 1:31 into the game. McDavid also appeared to find the back of the net in overtime, but the goal was waved off because there was no time left on the clock. The sophomore forward has five goals and nine points in his last four games. He's now up to 10 goals and an incredible 28 points in just 22 games. He's on pace to hit 104 points in 2016-17. He might not reach that total, but if he stays healthy, he can come close. He's a must-start every time the Oilers are in action.
Nov 26 - 12:30 AM

Connor McDavid scored the game winning goal at the 6:25 minute mark and two assists as the Edmonton Oilers rolled over the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Wednesday night.

The game was a seesaw affair until the third with Edmonton playing catchup all night. McDavid also had a pair of assists in the game, notably for both the game tying goal 32 second into the third and as part of an insurance goal at 7:30 in the third. McDavid now has 27 points for the season on the strength of nine goals and 27 assists, giving him an average of 1.28 points per game.
Nov 24 - 1:19 AM

Connor McDavid had two assists Monday night as the Edmonton Oilers shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 5-0.

McDavid was able to tie the Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele’s 23 season points with his assist on Oscar Klefbom’s opening goal at the 2:39 minute mark of the first period. His second assist came on Leon Draisaitl’s 19:26 minute power play goal later in that same period that gave him the lead. Those were McDavid’s 15th and 16th assists respectively. This was the seventh time in 20 games that he scored multiple points.
Nov 22 - 12:11 AM

Connor McDavid found the back of the net three times as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 Saturday night.

McDavid’s rode a 10-game goal-less streak into Saturday night’s affair and he broke it with flair. His first goal was not the prettiest ever seen, but he fired the next two in convincing fashion to earn his first career hat trick. He now has 22 points for the season with eight goals and 14 assists.
Nov 19 - 9:43 PM

Connor McDavid picked up an assist in Friday's 3-2 defeat against Dallas.

He hasn't scored a goal in the past seven matches, but he has amassed six assists in his last five outings. McDavid also had four shots in Friday's loss, while logging 22:26 of ice time.
Nov 12 - 10:20 AM

Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan is comfortable with the amount of playing time Connor McDavid is getting.

McDavid has been averaging 21:06 minutes per contest and the concern is that it might lead to fatigue issues down the road for the sophomore forward. McLellan feels he can handle it though and McDavid said he doesn't pay attention to how many minutes he gets, so it's likely that he isn't going to see that average drop much.
Nov 11 - 10:33 AM

Connor McDavid picked up three assists in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

This one was billed as McDavid against Crosby. In the individual battle between those two, McDavid came away as the winner because he outscored Crosby three points to none, but in the end, the Penguins won the game. McDavid helped set up goals by Jordan Eberle (twice) and Patrick Maroon. The 19-year-old has an incredible five goals and 12 assists in 14 games this season. He's on pace to hit the 99-point mark in 2016-17.
Nov 8 - 11:17 PM

Connor McDavid will get to play against Sidney Crosby for the first time on Tuesday.

McDavid was sidelined during the two contests between Edmonton and Pittsburgh in 2015-16. "It’s exciting, I didn’t get a chance to, last year," said McDavid. "And I didn’t get a chance to play him at the World Cup. So it’s exciting for me. He’s someone I grew up idolizing. For me, it’s going to be pretty cool." For the Oilers it's also another big test after beginning the campaign with a 9-3-1 record.
Nov 8 - 8:49 AM

Connor McDavid has been named the first star for the month of October.

McDavid finished the month with five goals and 12 points in nine games. He excelled in his rookie campaign and might have taken the Calder Trophy if he didn't get sidelined with a broken clavicle. As long as he stays healthy in 2016-17, he should be one of the leading contenders for the Art Ross Trophy.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 1 - 1:40 PM

Connor McDavid scored a goal in a 2-0 win over the Canucks on Friday.

Arguably the most exciting player in the NHL, McDavid now has 12 points in eight games this season. His goal came midway through the second period, breaking a 0-0 deadlock. Milan Lucic earned an assist on McDavid's goal before scoring into an empty net with just over a minute remaining in the third period.
Oct 29 - 1:03 AM

Connor McDavid had assists on the third and fourth goals in the 4-1 victory of the Edmonton Oilers over the Washington Capitals.

McDavid did not score a goal Wednesday night, but these were his sixth and seventh assists of the season. They came on the Patrick Maroon goal at the 1:25 minute mark of the third and on Milan Lucic’s power play goal at 9:57. McDavid has scored two or more points in four of his seven games this season and now has 11 for the season, which makes him a critical addition to the fantasy roster.
Oct 27 - 1:02 AM

Conner McDavid snapped a two-game pointless streak with a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues

McDavid's goal was an empty netter and sealed the win for the young Oilers who have started off a red-hot 4-1. He was a plus-2 on the night with 22:22 of ice time. The phenom has four goals and four assists for eight points in five games. Milan Lucic and Tyler Pitlick scored the other goals in the win.
Oct 21 - 1:46 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Benoit Pouliot
3Patrick Maroon
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Jesse Puljujarvi
3Leon Draisaitl
4Zack Kassian
5Tyler Pitlick
6Iiro Pakarinen
D1Adam Larsson
2Andrej Sekera
3Oscar Klefbom
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Brandon Davidson
7Eric Gryba
8Mark Fayne
9Matthew Benning
10Andrew Ference
G1Cam Talbot
2Jonas Gustavsson