Connor and Leon

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl combined for 177 points last season. Here's how they stack up to other top twosomes -- like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, and Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane -- from a stats and Stanley Cup-potential perspective.

Cam Talbot Print featuring the mixed media Cam Talbot Edmonton Oilers Oil Art by Joe Hamilton

Cam Talbot Edmonton Oilers Oil Art Art Print by Joe Hamilton

Cam Talbot Print featuring the mixed media Cam Talbot Edmonton Oilers Oil Art by Joe Hamilton

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is looking forward to welcoming Connor McDavid into the Oilers' franchise.  Nugent-Hopkins pointed out that Edmonton has plenty of players that have been through what McDavid is going through now in terms of the expectations that come with being drafted first overall. In that respect, the Oilers are uniquely qualified to help McDavid with his transition. Once must keep in mind  that they're still a very young group of forwards and defensemen.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is looking forward to welcoming Connor McDavid into the Oilers' franchise. Nugent-Hopkins pointed out that Edmonton has plenty of players that have been through what McDavid is going through now in terms of the expectations that come with being drafted first overall. In that respect, the Oilers are uniquely qualified to help McDavid with his transition. Once must keep in mind that they're still a very young group of forwards and defensemen.

Good luck to Nuge next week!

Top pick Nugent-Hopkins aims for spot with Oilers

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins donned a new No. 93 Edmonton Oilers sweater at the NHLPA's rookie showcase Tuesday in Toronto and indicated he was eyeing a full-time job with the team.

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493 Likes, 2 Comments - Edmonton Oilers News/Updates (@edmonton.oil) on Instagram: “Connor McDavid picked up his 100th career NHL assist in tonight's win and extended his point streak…”

493 Likes, 2 Comments - Edmonton Oilers News/Updates (@edmonton.oil) on Instagram: “Connor McDavid picked up his 100th career NHL assist in tonight's win and extended his point streak…”

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