Connor McDavid is just 21, but he has already ascended to the top of the NHL’s pyramid. A phenom since he first played the game just north of Toronto, he has been breathlessly followed by the hockey world since before he even got to the OHL – where he arrived a year early thanks to his incredible skill set and maturity. He is the biggest hockey star in the world today and the captain of the Edmonton Oilers. McDavid has already won two scoring titles and a Hart Trophy as league MVP. Had the Oilers not missed the playoffs last season, he would’ve won his second Hart in just three NHL seasons. This is the story of Connor McDavid’s rise.
McDavid was ahead of his peers from the moment he touched a hockey stick. Playing in his actual age group wouldn’t do.
CONNOR MCDAVID: I was four when my pa...
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His American bloodlines gave him the talent, the Canadian outdoors gave him the passion, and his internal motor gave him the drive. Along the way, all he’s done is obliterate the records of previous phenoms and turn the heads of every salivating big-league bird dog. It appears the hockey gods have some sympathy for the Devils after all.