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Connor McDavid | Center | #97

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (20) / 1/13/1997
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
Drafted: 2015 / Rd. 1 (1) / EDM

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Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers recorded no goals in a 4-0 loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday.
McDavid couldn't find the back of the net in the Thursday night loss to Nashville. He had a four-point night on Tuesday but was scoreless against Nashville. McDavid still has 12 goals and 39 points in 32 games this season. Dec 15 - 12:27 AM

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As suspected, Connor McDavid is over the flu that had been bothering him for weeks.

McDavid lost weight due to the illness, but he stayed in the lineup. "I was up and down honestly, some days higher than others, unpredictable but I lost a few," McDavid said of his weight. He added that he definitely didn't feel right. McDavid did chipped in offensively during the illness and now that he's healthy, he enjoyed a four-point night on Tuesday. He has 12 goals and 39 points in 31 contests in 2017-18.
Dec 14 - 10:07 AM

Connor McDavid scored a goal and three assists en route to a 7-2 blowout victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Connor McDavid seems to have recovered from that 24-hour flu that kept him out of practice Monday. The superstar powered the Oilers with two second period assists before adding a third in the final period along with a goal. It was the first ever four-point game of his career. McDavid now has 12 goals and 39 points in 31 games this season.
Dec 12 - 10:06 PM

As expected, Connor McDavid got back on the ice for Tuesday's practice.

Coach Todd McLellan expected McDavid's illness to be a "24-hour bug" and that turned out to be the case. The ailment was different from the one he suffered from in November when he reportedly lost 5-10 pounds. McDavid was back between Milan Lucic and Jesse Puljujarvi during Tuesday's session.
Dec 5 - 6:37 PM

Coach Todd McLellan expects Connor McDavid's illness to be a "24-hour bug."

McDavid didn't practice on Monday, but it sounds like he will be ready to play on Wednesday night against Philadelphia.
Dec 4 - 3:26 PM

Connor McDavid (illness) didn't practice on Monday.

McDavid dealt with an illness in November and sat out some practices, but he didn't miss any game action. Hopefully, this is a similar situation. McDavid has amassed 32 points in 27 contests this season.
Dec 4 - 1:54 PM

Connor McDavid had one assist in the Oilers' 7-5 win over Calgary.

McDavid did not have to perform his usual miracles Saturday for the Oilers to win as it seems like everyone else finally contributed. The point gives McDavid 32 this season in 27 games as he continues to move up the leader board among scorers.
Dec 3 - 7:14 AM

Connor McDavid scored his 11th goal of the season in a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

Both Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews scored in the superstar battle that was primed on Thursday night. McDavid tied the game in the second period with his 11th of the season. He's now got six points in his last six games. Overall, he has 11 goals and 31 points in 26 games played this year.
Dec 1 - 12:35 AM

Connor McDavid might be down a few pounds due to a recent illness, but his point total shot up two in Sunday's win over Boston.

McDavid's two assists gave the 20-year-old 30 points in 24 games so far this season. He may have been under the weather this month, but you can hardly tell by his stats. McDavid has 19 points through 14 November games.
Nov 26 - 10:32 PM

Connor McDavid is reportedly down 5-10 pounds because of an illness.

He's been battling the illness for the better part of two weeks. "I don't know how much this story has been played up locally, but he was real sick," TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger told Edmonton's TSN Radio 1260 on Thursday. "In fact, probably shouldn't have been in the lineup, but the kid's a gamer, right? And probably realizes that if he's not in the lineup then their chances of winning are weakened that much more."
Nov 23 - 9:31 PM

Connor McDavid registered two assists in a 6-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

McDavid recorded his seventh multi-point game of the season in a winning effort on Wednesday. He assisted on Darnell Nurse's goal in the first before lending a hand on Drake Caggiula's second period marker. McDavid has 10 goals and 28 points in 22 games this season.
Nov 22 - 10:01 PM

Connor McDavid registered an assist in the Oilers' 8-3 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday.

It's impressive that McDavid managed to record a point given that he's been sick for the last seven-to-10 days. He hasn't been practicing as a result, but he's been playing through the illness. McDavid is up to 10 goals and 26 points in 21 games in 2017-18.
Nov 22 - 5:49 AM

Connor McDavid is fine to play Tuesday night.

McDavid has been battling an illness lately, but he will play against the St. Louis Blues. "Connor's been sick for a week to 10 days now and hasn't practiced at all," coach Todd McLellan said. "He is getting better and he'll play tonight. If we need to give him some rest over the next few days we'll give him some rest. He's been giving us everything he has energy wise; his minutes have come down a little bit but he'll be fine." McDavid has compiled 10 goals and 25 points in 20 games this year.
Nov 21 - 4:22 PM

Even if Connor McDavid hasn't fully recovered from his illness on Tuesday, there's still a good chance he'll be in the lineup.

McDavid apparently was also sick when Edmonton faced Dallas on Saturday and he still managed to score a goal and register two assists. McDavid skipped Monday's practice, but with the Oilers desperate for points it seems likely that he'll once again be asked to play even if he's less than 100 percent.
Nov 21 - 8:30 AM

Connor McDavid (illness) didn't practice Monday.

McDavid has been sick for few days now, so we will keep him active for the time being. He still could be fine to play Tuesday against St. Louis, but we should know more after or at the morning skate.
Nov 20 - 1:17 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
4Mark Letestu
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Milan Lucic
3Mike Cammalleri
4Jujhar Khaira
5Anton Slepyshev
6Nathan Walker
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Brandon Davidson
7Eric Gryba
8Andrej Sekera
9Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit