The Athletic "Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is ready for the team to reap the rewards of its rebuilding process in the upcoming 2021-22 season. "The time to win is now," McDavid told reporters after an informal skate on Tuesday. "I'm 24 years old. (Darnell Nurse) and..." September 14
Edmonton Journal "Hockey’s Usain Bolt won’t have to stick his hand up and yell “pick me, pick me” for the Olympic team for Beijing because Connor McDavid is as sure a thing as hearing O Canada before every NHL game. And he hasn’t been this stoked since he got his first..." September 08
The Score "Connor McDavid is, to put it mildly, an overachiever. McDavid has either lived up to, exceeded, or completely obliterated lofty expectations at every level of hockey he's played. The extreme scenario unfolded most recently, with No. 97 smashing any reasonable expectations for what..." August 31
Sportsnet "Connor McDavid enjoyed another spectacular season in 2020-21, claiming the Art Ross Trophy while racking up an NHL-best 105 points, and also winning the Hart Trophy as the league MVP for the second time in his career. More of the same is expected from the Edmonton..." August 18
The Score "Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid believes NHL referees have some room for improvement. "The refs have such a tough job to do. The game is so quick and things happen so fast. ... However, I do wish there was maybe a little more consistency," McDavid..." July 01
"Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid swept both MVP awards after dominating the shortened season.
McDavid hit the 100-point mark in his 53rd game and finished with 105 points in 56 games, 21 points ahead of teammate Leon Draisaitl, the league's No. 2 scorer.
Sportsnet "Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has been named the winner of the 2021 Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually “to the most outstanding player in the NHL” as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA. The win is McDavid’s third Ted Lindsay win —..." June 29
Sportsnet "Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers, Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche are the three finalists for the 2020-21 Hart Memorial Trophy, the NHL announced Thursday. The award is..." June 10
Sportsnet "The NHLPA has announced that Sidney Crosby, Auston Matthews and Connor McDavid are the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. Read More- Is this the end..." June 02
The Athletic "At the end of the regular season, the podcast hosts for “The Athletic Hockey Show” were asked to submit playoff brackets for each of the four divisions. I instinctually selected the Winnipeg Jets to defeat the Edmonton Oilers in their first-round matchup in the North..." May 27
"Connor McDavid is going to pick up his second career Hart Trophy this summer and, in the process, force a smile.
Or hide a tinge of something.
"Connor McDavid isn't going anywhere.
The Edmonton Oilers captain reiterated his commitment to the franchise after the Winnipeg Jets swept the club in the first round of the playoffs.
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"Listen closely, hockey fans. And you'll hear it.
Particularly the closer you get to Rogers Place in Edmonton.
The Athletic "Two years after the Oilers fired Peter Chiarelli, the ex-general manager’s shadow still looms over the roster. Edmonton’s early playoff departure owes something to his mistakes, but he wasn’t wrong about everything and in one respect at least he understood something current..." May 25
Sportsnet "With the NHL regular season finally over, the league has officially recognized Edmonton captain Connor McDavid as the winner of the 2020-21 Art Ross Trophy and Toronto forward Auston Matthews as the winner of the Maurice (Rocket) Richard Award. McDavid won the..." May 19
"Connor McDavid is inevitable.
"He's that good. You turn on the TV every night. If the Oilers played, you're going to get a McDavid highlight, somehow and some way," Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice said.
Sportsnet " Mark Scheifele wasn’t about to shy away from the spotlight going into the season — and he’s certainly not about to start now that the Stanley Cup Playoffs have arrived. When you have the courage to embrace comparisons to the best players in the NHL like..." May 18
The Score "How much influence can one skater have on the outcome of a hockey game? That question has become especially relevant at the sport's highest level thanks to Connor McDavid's transcendent play in the NHL's pandemic-shortened season. In 56 regular-season games,..." May 18
Sportsnet "Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl centred separate lines at Monday’s practice, and will likely be deployed as such to open Game 1 of the playoffs on Wednesday. It’s a conundrum when they play on separate lines, as an opposing coach needs to figure out which..." May 18
The Athletic "Connor McDavid left the Edmonton playoff bubble last August frustrated and annoyed. The Oilers had been the top-seeded team in the Western Conference’s play-in series, skating on their home ice, and still were bounced by a Chicago Blackhawks team that really had no business being..." May 17
Sportsnet " Paul Byron’s returning from injury at a time the Montreal Canadiens need him, with another chance to clinch a playoff spot on offer and a matchup against Connor McDavid and an Edmonton Oilers team that’s won seven of its last 10 games at..." May 10
News Himalaya "Connor McDavid on Saturday grew to changed into the ninth player in NHL history to fetch no longer lower than 100 substances through his first 53 video games of a season, nonetheless reaching individual milestones is no longer what drives the Edmonton Oilers captain. “It be..." May 10
The Athletic "Connor McDavid did the remarkable, likely the most remarkable individual accomplishment of his career so far. The Oilers captain recorded his 100th point of the 2021 season Saturday when he set up running mate Leon Draisaitl on a two-man advantage at 19..." May 09
Toronto Sun "What Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have combined for over a two-year period with the Edmonton Oilers is remarkably rare and historically improbable. Last year, Draisaitl won the NHL scoring title and the Hart Trophy as most valuable player. McDavid finished second in..." May 09
TSN "Hockey’s new 3M Company is a conglomerate of super-scorers: Mario, McDavid and Matthews. Mario Lemieux has emerged from the history books to act as a measuring stick for the NHL’s current two most prodigious talents. McDavid is the NHL’s best player and..." May 04
The Athletic "Even the greatest there ever was had that tone in his voice when asked about Connor McDavid’s season. “Well, first of all, it’s pretty remarkable,” Wayne Gretzky said with a chuckle. “He’s gone to another level.” The man who holds..." May 04
The Score "Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid isn't getting lost in all the hoopla of pursuing 100 points this season despite the chase being the talk of the league. "Personally, I want to continue to play good hockey," McDavid told NHL.com's Tim..." May 02
Sporting News "The NHL is heading to TNT beginning with the 2021-22 season, so on Tuesday night's "NBA on TNT" postgame show following the Bucks' 114-104 win over the Hornets, host Adam Lefkoe asked Shaquille O'Neal about his hockey knowledge. "Shaq, how is your..." April 29
Sportsnet "The best player on the planet is having the best season of his career and he put on an absolute clinic Monday night in Winnipeg. Connor McDavid is stomping all over any previous rumblings that Nathan MacKinnon, Sidney Crosby, Leon Draisaitl, or anybody else might..." April 27
Pro Hockey Talk "At this point it seems likely that Connor McDavid is well on his way to winning his third scoring title in six years. He enters the week with 77 points in 45 games, giving him a 13-point lead over the next closest contender, who just so happens to be his teammate, Leon..." April 27
Sportsnet "They told Wayne Gretzky it couldn’t be done, too. And then they gave up telling him anything. Whether it was 92 goals, 215 points or scoring 50 in 39 games, Gretzky did what was thought to be impossible. Slowly but spectacularly, he taught us to reshape our definitions of what..." April 25
Sportsnet "You can look at Leon Draisaitl’s interference penalty late in Wednesday’s loss — on which the Montreal Canadiens scored the decisive 3-1 goal — in a myriad of ways. You could wonder how on earth a referee levies that call when the puck had barely..." April 23
TSN "On the night Patrick Marleau made history, Connor McDavid offered yet a reminder that his shortened season may be history in the making. McDavid scooped up a loose puck just inside the Edmonton Oilers’ blueline, fired up the jet packs and picked his way..." April 21
TSN "What happens when you put the league’s two biggest offensive gamebreakers in a restricted division ripe with poor defensive teams? We have found out this season. One of the perks of the North Division – the seven-team Canadian grouping brought forth by COVID-19 border..." April 16
Sportsnet "There are excuses for losing in professional sports, and there are reasons for losing. Sort of like how a player can play hurt, but he can’t play injured. On Saturday night the Edmonton Oilers were asked to play their third game in four nights, their fourth in six..." April 11
NHL.com "Patrick Kane praised Connor McDavid and said the Edmonton Oilers center should clearly be the winner of the Hart Trophy as most valuable player in the NHL this season. The Chicago Blackhawks forward was asked about being considered for the award, but quickly redirected the focus..." April 03
The Score "Connor McDavid's elbow on Jesperi Kotkaniemi is top of mind right now - and rightfully so, he deserved a fine. But let's not get it twisted, hockey fans: What McDavid has accomplished this season, his sixth in the NHL, isn't diminished by one angry elbow. McDavid has..." April 01
Sportsnet "Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable amount, for elbowing Montreal Canadiens centre Jesperi Kotkaniemi. " March 31