Connor McDavid

Tyler Thomson

2015-11-04

 

Connor McDavid, C

Shoots: L

Height: 6-0

Weight: 185

Born: 1997-01-13

Hometown: Richmond Hill, ON, CAN

Drafted: 2015 by Edmonton Oilers, 1st overall

 

 

 

 

Observations:

November 2015 – In a tragic turn of events for the Oilers and their fans, McDavid has sustained a broken clavicle that requires surgery. The injury will put him out of action until possibly the trade deadline and hampers an already weakened forward corps. He had amassed five goals and 12 points through the first 13 games of the season. This now opens the door for Leon Draisaitl to be a permanent member of the roster this season. Tyler Thomson

October 2015 – To no one's surprise, McDavid leads the Oilers in goals (5) and points (10) through ten games. The recent line combination of McDavid, Yakupov and Pouliot has been electric and unquestionably the top line on the team. With his top-tier play and scoring prowess, it will be hard to consider McDavid a prospect for much longer. He could easily be drafted in the top-10 of fantasy leagues next season. Tyler Thomson

September 2015 – McDavid notched two assists in the Oilers first pre-season win over the Flames. He looked every bit as dominant as he has throughout training camp and was paired with Draisaitl and Yakupov, a potent trio. While Yakupov certainly has a spot and McDavid is sure to make the big club, it will be interesting to see if Draisaitl stays for the entire season and if this line could be a potential connection at some point this season. Tyler Thomson

September 2015 – After showing off his extreme puck handling skills and being showcased on numerous youtube videos from fans at the Oilers rookie camp, McDavid hype continues rampantly. Most pundits and hardcore Oiler followers are predicting McDavid will centre the second line. Tyler Thomson

June 2015 – Needless to say, McDavid should be scooped up in all leagues fairly early. If you`re in a dynasty or ke