Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid made his much-anticipated return to the ice Tuesday night and reminded everyone why some called him the best draft prospect since Wayne Gretzky.
The No. 1 pick from the 2015 NHL Draft showed off his amazing offensive talent by splitting a pair of Columbus Blue Jackets players before faking out Joonas Korpisalo with a great deke.
McDavid missed the previous 37 games after suffering a broken collarbone in early November.
He also picked up two assists propel the Oilers to a 5-1 win. McDavid might still contend for the Calder Trophy if he scores at a point-per-game pace the rest of the season. He’s certainly capable given his high-end skill.
Thumbnail photo via Perry Nelson/USA TODAY Sports Images
Thumbnail photo via Nov 3, 2015; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid (97) skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at Rexall Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
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