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Connor McDavid | Center | #97

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (20) / 1/13/1997
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Drafted: 2015 / Rd. 1 (1) / EDM

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Among active players, Connor McDavid was the fourth fastest to 100 points.
McDavid reached that milestone on Wednesday, which was when he played in his 92nd career game. Alex Ovechkin needed 77 games to reach that mark, Sidney Crosby took 80 contests, and Evgeni Malkin reached the milestone in 89 games. As far as McDavid is concerned, getting to 100 career points doesn't mean much. "I guess it’s (100 points) nice. But it’s not much of a milestone," said McDavid. "Tough to be excited about it when you see a guy like that (Jagr) coming in and the numbers he’s got." Jaromir Jagr, who ranks second in points behind only Wayne Gretzky, needed 118 games to get to 100 career points. Jan 19 - 8:44 AM

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With three seconds on the clock in overtime, Connor McDavid scored a controversial game winning goal in a 4-3 win over the Panthers.

McDavid’s shot went into James Reimer’s glove, but it was adjudged that the puck was caught behind the goal line. McDavid also had two assists in the game, which lifted him over the 100-point mark for his career. Last year, he scored 48 points in 45 games and so far this year he has 54 points after 47 contests.
Jan 19 - 12:31 AM

Connor McDavid registered two assists in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over New Jersey.

He had a hand in Edmonton's game-tying score by Patrick Maroon and he set up Leon Draisaitl for the game winner. McDavid leads the league with 50 points in 44 games. He's also celebrating his birthday Friday and is now 20 years old. That leaves him with 30 goals and 98 points in 89 contests as a teenager.
Jan 13 - 8:36 AM

Connor McDavid had a pair of assists Sunday in a 5-3 loss to Ottawa.

McDavid is now up to 48 points in 42 games and has a four point lead over Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in the scoring race. McDavid is a gem among gems in the NHL and should be drafted first overall next season in most drafts.
Jan 9 - 7:42 AM

Connor McDavid registered two assists in a 4-3 win against Boston Thursday night.

McDavid has 14 goals and 45 points in 40 contests in 2016-17. That gives him a two-point edge over Evgeni Malkin and a three-point advantage over Sidney Crosby and Vladimir Tarasenko in the battle for the Art Ross Trophy.
Jan 6 - 10:56 AM

Connor McDavid will be the captain of the Pacific Division at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game.

The 19-year-old scoring machine has 43 points in 38 contests, which ties him for first in the league with Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin. McDavid's speed and talent will make him a star attraction for the 3-on-3 All-Star Game tournament.
Jan 3 - 5:41 PM

Connor McDavid scored his 14th goal of the season, but the Edmonton Oilers lost to the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 via a shootout.

McDavid maintains his tie with Evgeni Malkin for the NHL scoring lead with 43 points. McDavid's 43 points in 38 games encroaches on last season's 48 points in 45 games. He did so in his rookie season in 45 games played.
Jan 1 - 4:24 AM

News flash, Connor McDavid has been amazing in calendar-2016.

As the proverbial next one gears up to play in his third calendar year, let's take a quick twirl through the first two. McDavid got just 13 games in 2015 before suffering a broken collarbone in early November, though he still managed to post five goals and 12 points with 24 shots. In 2016 McDavid has tallied 24 goals and 78 points with 183 shots in just 68 games. He's not quite Crosbian-level, but give it a bit more time because he'll get there.
Sun, Dec 25, 2016 03:17:00 PM

Connor McDavid scored a goal and assisted on another in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Sharks on Friday.

McDavid got a couple nice bounces for his 13th goal of the season. He currently has 23 points in his last 18 games. The speedy center has just been way too much too handle for even the best skating defensemen in the NHL on a nightly basis. McDavid currently leads the NHL with 42 points, three ahead of any other player.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 01:25:00 AM

Connor McDavid registered an assist in Edmonton's 3-2 overtime win against St. Louis on Monday.

With that, McDavid became the first player to reach the 40-point milestone this season, a feat which he did in 34 games. He's slowed down lately with two points in his last five contests, but we expect McDavid to get hot again before too long as he should continue to be one of the league's top forwards this season.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 08:34:00 AM

Connor McDavid scored his first ever goal in a shootout.

The kid leads the NHL in scoring with 39 points but has only one assist in his last three games. Look for McDavid to start busting out offensively again as the NHL heads into Christmas time.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 08:32:00 AM

Connor McDavid had a lot to say about Philadelphia's Brandon Manning after Thursday's game.

Manning was involved in the incident that led to McDavid suffering a broken collarbone last season. The play looked more like an unfortunate accident rather than Manning intentionally trying to injure McDavid. McDavid and Manning were seen exchanging words after McDavid had scored a goal. "I did all I could defending him last year in the media. Everyone wanted to make a big deal saying he did it on purpose, and they wanted me to to say some comments today (morning) about what went on last year," said McDavid. "I thought it was one of the (most) classless things I’ve ever seen on the ice. He said some things. I guess we can put the whole if he did it on purpose thing to rest because what he said out there kind of confirmed that. Shows what kind of guy he is the way he doesn’t step up and fight some of our guys." After hearing McDavid's comments, Manning denied having intentionally tried to hurt him.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Connor McDavid collected his 11th multi-point game of the season during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Sabres.

Simply amazing. The sophomore phenom is now up to 25 helpers and 36 points in 28 games thus far in his first season as Captain. Seems safe to say that he's pretty good at the hockeys.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 10:27:00 PM

Connor McDavid went through concussion protocol Sunday.

The NHL has concussion spotters now and the one in Edmonton misread a signal that McDavid gave and had the referees send him to the quiet room in the second period. "I was pretty shocked, to be honest," said McDavid, who had no idea why anyone thought he was concussed. "I hit my mouth on the ice. You reach up and grab your mouth when you get hit in the mouth, it’s a pretty normal thing. It kind of sucks because that’s the rule - you hit your head, you reach up (to grab it), they take you off the ice I guess." McDavid told officials he didn't reach for his head but was checking his mouth for blood. Nevertheless he missed ice time but returned for the third period. McDavid was held off the scoresheet but still leads the NHL in points with 34.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 08:21:00 AM

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.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 02:41:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Matthew Benning
7Brandon Davidson
8Eric Gryba
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit