Connor McDavid Named Captain of Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have named Connor McDavid as team captain, making him the youngest captain in the history of the National Hockey League. The number one draft pick of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft had 48 points in 45 games as a rookie, despite missing more than two months with a broken collarbone. The 19-year-oldContinue reading “Connor McDavid Named Captain of Edmonton Oilers”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

In 2015-2016, the Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season. They put up a 31-43-8 record, good for last place in the Pacific Division and second last in the NHL. Only the Toronto Maple Leafs had fewer points. Over the course of 82 regular season games, Edmonton came up with 203 goalsContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers”

Connor McDavid Returns, Scores Three Points

He’s back. The Edmonton Oilers welcomed Connor McDavid back to the fold on Tuesday night, as expected, and he made an immediate impact. The 19-year-old from Richmond Hill showcased his speed and skill, lining it all up for a scintillating goal in the second period that may well be the finest anyone’s scored all year.Continue reading “Connor McDavid Returns, Scores Three Points”

Connor McDavid Cleared for Contact, Return Date Announced

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid has been cleared for full contact and has slated February 2 as the date for his return to NHL action. The announcement was made on Sunday, with McDavid set to skate with the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors during the upcoming All-Star break. The 19-year-old isn’t expected to play in any minorContinue reading “Connor McDavid Cleared for Contact, Return Date Announced”

Connor McDavid Practices With Oilers

For the first time since fracturing his left clavicle on November 3 of 2015, Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid practiced. He took part in a selection of light drills on Friday, starting 2016 in style and giving a little moral boost to a team in need. “It feels good, it’s good to feel normal againContinue reading “Connor McDavid Practices With Oilers”