You have to feel sorry for Connor McDavid. In spite of being the NHL’s best player, the Edmonton Oilers have only reached the playoffs once in his first three seasons and have been unable to surround the superstar with enough talent. After another embarrassing effort in a 6-2 loss to Toronto on Wednesday, Edmonton is eight points behind the last Western Conference wildcard spot. With the Oilers starting over and likely putting a new GM and head coach in place during the off-season, one wonders how long it will be before McDavid becomes impatient and wants out.
Wasting a superstar in Edmonton
About the Author: Mike Augello
Michael is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and has been covering the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, the National Hockey League and American Hockey League since 2009.