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November 26, 2020 10:36 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Preparing for 2020-21
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (COVID) is skating with Auston Matthews ahead of the 2020-21 season, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

McDavid is back on the ice following his COVID-19 diagnosis back in October as he prepares for the upcoming season. This past year was the first time the world-class center failed to reach the 100-point threshold since his rookie campaign, when he played just 45 games. There is no reason to think McDavid can't produce at that level again in 2020-21, and he should be a near-lock for the No. 1 pick in redraft formats, though teammate Leon Draisaitl could also be in the mix.

October 6, 2020 07:20 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Tests positive for COVID-19
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Oilers announced that McDavid (illness) tested positive to COVID-19 and is currently self-quarantining.

So far, it sounds like Edmonton's captain has experienced very mild symptoms, which is a great sign. McDavid will likely self-quarantine until he's able to provide a negative test result. Barring a drastic change, this shouldn't affect his status for next season.

August 8, 2020 11:04 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Pair of assists in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid supplied two assists and four hits in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Blackhawks in Game 4.

McDavid had a hand in both of the Oilers' goals Friday, but for the third time in four games, it wasn't enough. McDavid added five tallies and four helpers in the playoffs to his 34-goal, 97-point campaign in the regular season. It's a virtual lock that the 23-year-old forward will be a top-three pick in fantasy drafts for season-long formats in 2020-21.

August 6, 2020 03:20 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Lights lamp on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid scored a power-play goal in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Blackhawks in Game 3.

McDavid's tally with eight seconds left in the second period gave the Oilers their first, and ultimately only, lead of the game. The superstar center has been in fine form with five goals and two helpers in the series so far.

August 4, 2020 01:20 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: First postseason hat trick
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid posted a hat trick in Monday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks in Game 2.

Another game, another three points for McDavid, with the hat trick being the first of the superstar's postseason career. The 23-year-old is exploiting all the weaknesses in the Blackhawks' defense and penalty kill -- one of his goals Monday came on the power play. He's recorded six points in two games, a blazing start to the postseason.

August 2, 2020 11:04 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Gets points but dominated by Toews
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid scored a goal and added two assists, all on the power play, in a 6-4 loss to Chicago in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Saturday.

McDavid was dominant on the power play, but he was absolutely dominated in the faceoff circle. Jonathan Toews schooled the young stud, leaving him with just a handful of faceoff wins (4-of-12). McDavid came into Game 1 looking like he was on a mission and three points are great. But the players around him need to tighten their shin pads and play a better team game, or the Oil could be watching this tournament from home. Game 2 is Monday.

April 1, 2020 12:28 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Voted best forward by NHLPA
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid was voted the league's best forward by his peers in the NHLPA player poll.

McDavid put together another impressive 97-point campaign prior to the league hiatus, though he still trailed teammate Leon Draisaitl for the league lead. If the league is forced to jump right into the postseason or if the rest of the season gets outright canceled, the world-class center will miss the 100-point threshold for just the second time in his career, the other being his rookie campaign in which he racked up 48 points in 45 contests. McDavid received 68.35 percent of the vote followed by Sidney Crosby (14.93), Nathan McKinnon (6.65) and Nikita Kucherov (2.88).

March 12, 2020 02:16 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Doesn't miss beat in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (illness) scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Jets.

McDavid sat out Monday's clash with Vegas but looked awfully healthy in his first game back Wednesday. He drove to the net and out-waited Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck for his 34th goal of the season late in the second period to tie the game at 2-2. Despite missing a handful of time due to injuries and illness in 2019-20, McDavid has 97 points in 64 games and is closing in on the century mark for the fourth year in a row.

March 11, 2020 01:08 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Ready to rock
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (illness) will rejoin the lineup for Wednesday's matchup with Winnipeg, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

McDavid missed Monday's loss to Vegas due to an illness, but he was able to partake in an off-ice workout Tuesday and skated Wednesday morning, so he shouldn't have any limitations against the Jets. The superstar pivot will retake his spot in Edmonton's top six and first power-play unit.

March 10, 2020 03:32 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Iffy against Winnipeg
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (illness) will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's matchup with Winnipeg, Jason Gregor of TSN 1260 reports.

McDavid didn't practice Tuesday, but he was able to participate in an off-ice workout, giving him a chance to return to action against the Jets. The superstar pivot's status for Wednesday's contest likely won't be confirmed until the Oilers take the ice for pregame warmups, so fantasy owners should plan accordingly.

March 9, 2020 08:36 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Won't play Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (illness) was not on the ice for warmups and is expected to miss Monday's contest against Vegas, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

McDavid had been on a tear since returning from his quadriceps injury, racking up 15 points in the last eight contests. He was a game-time call Monday, so he'll likely be considered day-to-day ahead of Wednesday's tilt with Winnipeg.

March 9, 2020 01:36 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Feeling ill, hopes to play Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (illness) is hoping he'll be good to go Monday versus Vegas, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

McDavid is feeling under the weather, but head coach Dave Tippett expects him to be on the ice for Monday's big game against the Pacific Division-leading Golden Knights. Look for confirmation of McDavid's status 30 minutes before puck drop.

March 8, 2020 01:24 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Pots insurance tally
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Blue Jackets.

McDavid's third-period tally gave the Oilers a 3-0 lead. The superstar center has 33 goals, 96 points, 208 shots and a minus-5 rating in 63 games this season. He's collected two goals and five helpers through four outings in March.

March 4, 2020 01:48 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Contributes power-play helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid notched a power-play assist and four shots on goal in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime win over the Stars.

McDavid supplied the secondary assist on Alex Chiasson's game-winning goal in overtime. McDavid is up to 14 points (two goals, 12 helpers) in his last six games, and 95 points through 61 contests overall this year.

March 2, 2020 11:24 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Shreds Preds with five points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid scored a goal and supplied four assists in Monday's 8-3 win over the Predators.

McDavid and Leon Draisaitl each had five-point efforts Monday. For McDavid, it was his third game this year with five or more points. The 23-year-old superstar has racked up two goals and 11 assists in five games since his return from a quadriceps injury. McDavid has 32 tallies, 94 points, 198 shots and a minus-4 rating through 60 contests.

March 1, 2020 12:56 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Provides two power-play assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid notched a pair of power-play helpers and four shots on goal in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Jets.

McDavid had spectacular passes to set up Leon Draisaitl's two tallies in the contest. The 23-year-old center posted four goals and eight helpers in just eight outings in February -- he missed six games with a quadriceps injury. For the season, McDavid has 89 points (31 markers, 58 helpers), 197 shots and a minus-7 rating in 59 appearances.

February 26, 2020 01:48 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Dishes trio of assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid had three assists in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Ducks.

One of the helpers came on a Leon Draisaitl power-play goal. McDavid has six points in two games since returning from a quadriceps injury. The 23-year-old is up to 87 points (31 tallies, 56 helpers) and 188 shots through 57 contests. McDavid's third helper of the game was also the 300th of his career.

February 24, 2020 02:12 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Three points in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (quadriceps) scored a goal on six shots and dished two assists in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Kings.

McDavid is back, and he's scoring like he was never gone despite a six-game absence with the quadriceps injury. He's up to 84 points (31 goals, 53 assists), 186 shots and a minus-7 rating in 56 contests. Despite the lost time, the 23-year-old can still be considered likely to clear the 100-point threshold.

February 24, 2020 02:56 AM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: Back in action Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDavid (quadriceps) will play in Sunday's game against the Kings, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

McDavid has missed the past six games, but he'll return to the lineup for this Pacific Division battle. The 23-year-old is expected to center Sam Gagner and Alex Chiasson on the second line, and McDavid will work on the power play as well. It's all-systems-go for the superstar pivot, who has racked up 81 points over 55 games.

February 21, 2020 01:28 PM
Oilers' Connor McDavid: No-go Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

As expected, McDavid (quadriceps) won't play Friday against the Wild, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

Although he won't be available against Minnesota, McDavid will practice with the team Saturday and make the trip for Sunday's clash with the Kings, so he may only be forced to miss one more contest with his quad injury. Check back for another update on the 23-year-old superstar's status ahead of puck drop against L.A.

Last 7 Games
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08/05@ CHIL 3-4101+121:10
08/03vs CHIW 6-3303+118:23
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03/11vs WPGL 2-4101-123:35
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03/05@ CHIL 3-4000-221:21
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Richmond Hill, ON
Edmonton Oilers

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2016-17: Art Ross-Scoring Champion;Hart-Most Valuable Player;Lester Pearson-Player Assn. Top Player
2017-18: Art Ross-Scoring Champion;Lester Pearson-Player Assn. Top Player