Edmonton Oilers’ captain Connor McDavid has achieved a remarkable milestone, becoming only the sixth player in NHL history to reach both 60 goals and 150 points in a single season. This outstanding accomplishment puts McDavid in the same company as legendary players such as Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Bernie Nicholls, and Phil Esposito.
McDavid’s incredible feat is all the more impressive considering he is the first player to achieve this milestone since the 1995-1996 season, a very different era in the NHL. This season, McDavid has lit up the scoreboard with 64 goals and 87 assists, totaling 151 points in 80 games played.
In his relatively short career thus far, McDavid has racked up an astonishing 848 points, comprised of 303 goals and 545 assists in just 567 games with the Oilers. With a skillset and talent level that is virtually unmatched in the league, he has solidified his status as one of the most exciting players to watch.
The Edmonton Oilers have already secured a playoff spot, currently sitting in second place in the Pacific Division with 48 wins in 80 games played. As the regular season comes to a close with only two games remaining, the Oilers are gearing up for a deep playoff run, with McDavid leading the charge.
As Connor McDavid continues to shatter records and redefine what it means to be an elite player in the NHL, fans and hockey enthusiasts around the world are left in awe of his exceptional talent and dedication to the game.