Connor McDavid RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brad Marchand fires shot at Oilers fans with Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl comment

    NBC Boston "Brad Marchand has been firing on all cylinders both on the ice and on social media.B The outspoken Boston Bruins forward took to Instagram on Thursday night to share his thoughts on the situation in Edmonton. The Oilers' losing skid was extended to seven games as they were..." January 21

  • Even Connor McDavid-Leon Draisaitl duo can’t pull Oilers from mediocrity

    New York Post "If the Bruins had failed to rise above mediocrity despite having both a young Bobby Orr and a young Phil Esposito in their lineup in the late 1960s and early 1970s, would that be tantamount to the ongoing failure in Edmonton? If the Penguins hadn’t been able to make a dent with..." January 16

  • Connor McDavid Open to Idea of Evander Kane Joining Oilers

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid addressed rumors of Evander Kane joining the club on Wednesday. Kane has been heavily linked to the team in recent days after becoming a free agent. He became eligible to sign with any club after his deal with..." January 12

  • How Can The Oilers Salvage Connor McDavid's Prime Years?

    Bleacher Report "Connor McDavid was once compared to Wayne Gretzky. It was a fitting comparison in 2015 when the elite center was selected first overall by the Edmonton Oilers, the team that produced The Great One, arguably the only center more elite than him.  McDavid was supposed to be the..." January 07

  • Connor McDavid Headlines EA Sports' NHL 22 Team of the Year

    Bleacher Report "EA Sports' NHL 22 has named six players to its Team of the Year, a group that unsurprisingly includes Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid. The list also includes fellow forwards Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche and Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins. The defensive..." January 04

  • Connor McDavid calls for best-on-best tourney after NHL's Olympic opt-out

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid has joined the growing list of players who have expressed their disappointment with the NHL's decision to pull out of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to COVID-19 concerns. However, rather than lament another..." December 27

  • Oilers' Connor McDavid finds reported Beijing Olympics quarantine protocols 'unsettling'

    The Athletic "Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid told media Tuesday that he finds the quarantine rules for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to be "unsettling." "It's obviously going to be a very fluid situation and we need to continue to gather all the information..." December 14

  • Connor McDavid Avoids Suspension

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to Mark Spector of Sportsnet, the Department of Player Safety is not expected to issue any supplementary discipline to Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid for his hit on Los Angeles Kings forward Adrian Kempe last night. McDavid was given a five-minute..." December 06

  • Connor McDavid ejected after boarding Kings' Adrian Kempe

    The Score "Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid received a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct for boarding Los Angeles Kings forward Adrian Kempe during Sunday night's contest. Kempe was bleeding after the hit but stayed in the game. " December 06

  • Sidney Crosby: Connor McDavid's taken game to new level

    The Score "Like the rest of the hockey world, Sidney Crosby is in awe of what Connor McDavid is doing on a nightly basis this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain had nothing but praise for his Edmonton Oilerscounterpart ahead of their marquee matchup..." December 01

  • Connor McDavid's massive house has hockey fans buzzing on social media

    Yahoo! Sports "Connor McDavid and his girlfriend Lauren Kyle were recently featured by Architectural Digest as the two offered up a tour of their home, which was designed by Kyle herself. The three-story house is quite extravagant, as it features a basketball court and a large wine cellar, but one..." November 23

  • Connor McDavid on non-calls: 'Guess I just gotta shut up about this'

    Sportsnet "Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid has fired back, in his own way, about not drawing nearly as many penalty calls as other elite-level players. When asked if he feels he’s deserving of getting more calls, McDavid was brief but pointed. November 18

  • Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl keep raising bar for Oilers

    NHL.com "Ken Holland will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday for his work with the Detroit Red Wings, who won the Stanley Cup in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2008 with several players whose images already are etched in glass in the Great Hall. Now he is the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers,..." November 16

  • John Tortorella says Connor McDavid must change his game to win in playoffs

    Yahoo! Sports "Not everyone is sold on Connor McDavid yet.  McDavid is off to another hot start this season, leading the high-flying Edmonton Oilers and cementing his status as the best hockey player in the world. November 12

  • Connor McDavid's legend grows with Wayne Gretzky-like effort in front of Oilers greats

    Sportsnet "On a night where the Edmonton Oilers honoured another legend -- the last of the dynasty era Hall of Famers -- it was the legend of Connor McDavid that grew a foot. They came to watch Kevin Lowe’s No. 4 rise to the rafters at Rogers Place. But they walked into..." November 06

  • Chris Tanev responds to Connor McDavid's trip complaint: 'It's unfortunate'

    The Score "Connor McDavid thinks Calgary Flames defenseman Chris Tanev made a dangerous play during Monday's preseason edition of the Battle of Alberta. Tanev doesn't agree. "Anyone who has watched me play knows I'm a pretty honest..." October 07

  • Will Connor McDavid Ever Win the Cup in Edmonton?

    Bleacher Report "After years of Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin dominating the NHL, we can officially pass the mantle of league standard-bearer to Connor McDavid. The 24-year-old Edmonton Oilers captain has lit up the league since he was drafted first overall in 2015. He's won two Hart Trophies as..." October 06

  • Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Sidney Crosby, Leon Draisaitl top NHL 22 player ratings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, Sidney Crosby, and Leon Draisaitl are the top-four rated players in the upcoming NHL 22 video game, which releases Oct. 15 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Cover boy Auston Matthews comes in with a 92 rating, tied..." October 05

  • Connor McDavid calls out Flames D Chris Tanev for 'dangerous play'

    TSN "Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid collided with Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom in the third period of Monday's pre-season game after being tripped up by defenceman Chris Tanev as he drove the net. Neither McDavid or Markstrom were injured on the play, which..." October 05

  • Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Alex Pietrangelo submitted by Canada for 2022 Olympics

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid and Alex Pietrangelo are the first names submitted to be part of the Canada men's hockey team at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, general manager Doug Armstrong said. Participating countries were asked to declare three players last..." October 03

  • Ranking the 12 Most Entertaining NHL Players Today

    Bleacher Report "It's the coolest game on ice. OK, maybe that's actually a tagline created by the NHL's marketing arm, but that doesn't make it untrue. As difficult as throwing a tight spiral or hitting a 95 mph fastball might seem, the guys who do those things stand on..." September 25

  • Oilers' Connor McDavid says 'the time to win is now' amid team's rebuild

    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

  • Connor McDavid: 'A dream come true' to play alongside Sidney Crosby in Beijing

    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

  • Connor McDavid on building off last season, Oilers' moves, and the Olympics

    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

  • Connor McDavid leads Nathan MacKinnon, Auston Matthews on 2022 Hart Trophy Odds

    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