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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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Connor McDavid's empty net goal Saturday was his 20th of the season.
It's the first time the NHL's leading scorer has hit the 20 goal plateau as he had only 16 in his rookie season which lasted 45 games. McDavid has 67 points, three ahead of Sidney Crosby in the Art Ross Trophy race. If there is any reason that he is not in your lineup, please let us know why. Feb 19 - 5:53 AM

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Conner McDavid scored and added two assists in a 6-3 win over Philadelphia on Thursday.

All eyes were on McDavid with the war of words with Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning getting headlines. It's safe to say the youngster delivered, scoring his 19th and adding two assists. The Oilers captain has 66 points, two more than Sidney Crosby for the NHL lead. Leon Draisaitl scored his 22nd in the win, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored and added an assist as five Oilers had multiple point nights.
Feb 17 - 12:16 AM

Connor McDavid registered two assists in Edmonton's 5-2 win over Arizona on Tuesday.

McDavid has recorded at least a point in three of his last four games. He has 18 goals and a league-leading 63 points in 57 contests this season.
Feb 15 - 4:59 AM

Connor McDavid's assist wasn't enough for the Edmonton Oilers, who fell 5-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.

McDavid already set career-highs in games played (56), goals (18), assists (43) and points (61) this season. With Sidney Crosby unable to score on Saturday, McDavid regains the NHL points lead. Crosby and Nicklas Backstrom are now tied for second in the NHL with 60 points.
Feb 12 - 1:08 AM

Despite not scoring, Connor McDavid was a force offensively Sunday.

The Next One had six shots on net and also forced the Canadiens into three penalties and was just the best player on the ice. Neither team scored in 65 minutes of action but it was a pleasure watching the NHL's top point getter fly around the ice. He played in his 100th NHL game and has 34 goals and 108 points in that span.
Feb 6 - 6:46 AM

Sunday marks Connor McDavid's 100th career NHL game, so let's take a quick look at his stats through the first 99.

Coming into to the day McDavid leads the league this season with 42 assists and 60 points, and he turned 20-years-old on Jan. 13th. For his career, Edmonton's captain has 34 goals and 108 points while seeing an average of 20:07 of ice time per night and shooting at 13%. Mighty impressive to say the least.
Feb 5 - 12:30 PM

Connor McDavid found the back of the net in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

McDavid tied the game at one with his goal at the 8:04 mark of the middle frame. Oscar Klefbom and Adam Larsson picked up the assists on Edmonton's only goal. As for McDavid, he has 18 goals and 60 points in 54 games this season.
Feb 3 - 11:10 PM

With his 18th goal of the season during Friday's match with the Hurricanes, Connor McDavid captured his fourth salary bonus category of the season.

He had already made the All-Star game, picked up 35 assists, 60 points (which the goal tallied) and at least a .73 goals/points rate for the season. All of which totals an additional $850K on to his ledger, which will be tacked on to Edmonton's 2017-18 cap calculations. Mighty impressive, that one.
Feb 3 - 9:04 PM

Connor McDavid thinks the NHL should be at the 2018 Olympics.

McDavid would be a cinch to make Team Canada but also knows that the decision is not up to the players. Nevertheless, he would love to represent Canada. "It would mean everything," McDavid said. "Just to get the chance to chase down a spot on the team. Just to have that opportunity. It would be very special. We’re very lucky in Canada to have a long list of great Canadian players who are available. It’s a tough team to make." The just turned 20-year-old leads the NHL in scoring with 59 points and will try to hold off Sidney Crosby down the stretch.
Jan 30 - 8:48 AM

Connor McDavid is a highlight reel.

McDavid was sprung loose mid way through the Pacific's championship match with the Metro and dazzled us with his blazing speed and even quicker hands for a beautiful goal. Unfortunately, the Metro would go on to win the game 4-3. Go find a highlight. He finished the day with two goals and four points over two games in his first All-Star games.
Jan 29 - 7:08 PM

Connor McDavid had all the room to show off his talents during Sunday's 10-3 win over the Central division in the All-Star game.

McDavid scored a goal and picked up a pair of assists during the match, and nearly scored on two other breakaways.
Jan 29 - 5:04 PM

Connor McDavid won the Fastest Skater competition first over Nathan MacKinnon, and overall.

McDavid posted a time of 13.02 seconds, just ahead of MacKinnon's 13.6 seconds to pick up a pair of points for the Pacific division. He had a chance at a bonus point if he beat the record set by Dylan Larkin of the Detroit Red Wings last season for a full-lap circuit, but he fell just short. Larkin did it in 13.172 while McDavid had a time of 13.310. However, Larkin took a running start and McDavid had a standing start.
Jan 28 - 8:51 PM

Connor McDavid beat Patrik Laine in the Accuracy Challenge.

McDavid needed just six shots over 15.64 seconds to knock down all four targets, while Laine needed an additional shot over 21.82 seconds of total time.
Jan 28 - 8:22 PM

Upon further review, Connor McDavid has been scoring in bunches this season.

Ony 17 time this season through 51 games played has McDavid been kept off the score sheet. Which is two fewer times he's picked up multiple points in a game including seven games of three points this season. The league leader with 42 assists and 59 points has not gone more than two games in a row without a point, doing so five times this season. As if we needed any more reasons to laud the kid.
Jan 27 - 8:28 PM

Connor McDavid scores and adds assist in 4-1 win over San Jose to continue hot streak.

The NHL leader in points now has points in six straight games. He leads all players with 59 points in 51 games. Leon Draisaitl picked up two assists as well for the streaking Oilers.
Jan 27 - 2:27 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Mark 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