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.
EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER Cam Talbot of the Edmonton Oilers makes a save during a game against the Montreal Canadiens on October 2015 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Connor McDavid #97, Zack Kassian #44, Kris Russell #4 and Andrej Sekera #2 congratulate Darnell Nurse #25 on his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic hockey game on October 23, 2016 at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.