Connor McDavid did another Connor McDavid thing Wednesday, with a brilliant deke on Olli Määttä that set up an easy tap-in goal for Leon Draisaitl. It was McDavid’s second assist in the game, and it gave the Oilers a 2-1 advantage that, unsurprisingly, they would not keep for long.
The NHL clearly knew that they had a great game on their hands tonight, with two of its three biggest stars—Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby—going toe to toe in Pittsburgh. They even promoted it like a must-watch event!
Butts are quite important in all sports, but in hockey, they’re useful for creating separation with defenders. Connor McDavid stuck out his butt and played a huge part in the Edmonton Oilers’ first goal of Thursday’s 2-1 overtime win.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid wasted no time in his team’s first game Wednesday, scoring every goal in a 3-0 opening night win against Calgary. One of them was an empty netter, but still, McDavid earned the hats:
Connor McDavid, the reigning MVP and still just 20 years old, is going to be in Edmonton for a long, long time, and he’s going to be the highest-salaried player in NHL history—and he’s still a bargain. McDavid has signed an eight-year extension, to go into effect next summer and running through 2026, that will pay him…
Young Oilers superstar Connor McDavid can’t get enough of hanging out with eager fans! He loves it!
Connor McDavid tied things up—briefly—for the Oilers tonight against Anaheim with a play that looked an awful lot like what The Great One used to do at the old Coliseum. Just, you know, two digits less.
Everyone loves an underdog story, but at heart that’s about exceeding only modest expectations. There is nothing more satisfying to me than when a player comes in with sky-high, borderline unrealistic expectations—and then surpasses them. Connor McDavid, for years before his pro debut, was supposed to be a…
On the same night Oilers sophomore Connor McDavid picked up his 100th career point, he cinched an overtime win over the Panthers with a breakaway goal with 2.6 seconds left in the frame. He just had to wait a little longer.
Q: How do you defend Connor McDavid one-on-one?
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid missed a couple of months last season when he slid into the boards with Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning in a Nov. 3, 2015 game, and broke his clavicle. At the time, McDavid didn’t blame Manning for the injury, but in last night’s game, the Oilers captain was less…
When a league’s concussion protocol works like it’s intended, players will get mad. There’s no way around it. Connor McDavid, the Oilers’ young star, was yanked off the ice after hitting his head in last night’s home loss to Minnesota, and he was pissed.
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid scored a goal in each period of Saturday’s game 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars for his first NHL hat trick.
On the eve of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL released their list of the top-ten selling jerseys from the 2015-16 regular season. Wonder-teen Connor McDavid even snuck on!
Everyone on both teams was trying to downplay Connor McDavid vs. Jack Eichel, the No. 1 pick vs. the No. 2 pick, two potentially generational talents who have so far been every bit as good as advertised. They were lying to themselves, and it only took 22 seconds from puck drop for them to be proved wrong.
It would have been understandable if Connor McDavid was rusty tonight, seeing as he hasn’t played a game of hockey in three months after breaking his collarbone. Instead he scored this stunner by dangling past Justin Falk and Jack Johnson, and then deking goalie Joonas Korpisalo out of his damn skates. McDavid added a…
Oilers center Connor McDavid—the number one overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft—suffered what the team termed an “upper-body” injury Tuesday night, and will be out “long-term,” according to coach Todd McClellan. McDavid suffered the injury late in the second period, after he took an off-balance shot and slid into the…
In Wednesday night’s game against the Red Wings, first overall pick Connor McDavid displayed impressive patience as he toyed with Detroit goalie Petr Mrazek before scoring. McDavid has six points in seven games; Jack Eichel has two through six.
Above is video of Sam Gagner's overtime goal to put the Coyotes over the Sabres. The game was in Buffalo, yet the crowd cheered the Arizona winner. Cheered loudly, and spontaneously, to the point where if you're not a hockey fan, you might wonder if Coyotes fans travel particularly well. (They do not. And if Yotes…
Connor McDavid, the world's top hockey prospect, injured his hand in a fight last night. The OHL's leading scorer, who "doesn't fight very often," appeared to hurt himself (at about the 30-second mark of the video) when one of his punches struck the glass.