McDavid: Exceeding Expectations

Jason Gregor
October 30 2015 11:32AM


Connor McDavid's arrival to the NHL had been talked about for years, but despite all the hype, anticipation and excitement his play through the first 11 games has managed to exceed most people's expectations.

He is that good, and he's only going to get better.

It's remarkable when you sit back and analyze how difficult it is to play in today's NHL, never mind produce points, yet McDavid has made the transition from junior to the pros look as effortless as his skating stride.

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The Roundup

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October 30 2015 06:45AM

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Flames look like smoldering dumpster fire, concern early in Canucks season, Leafs losing despite obvious improvements, Oilers next ten need to be better, Byfuglien hates three on three OT, Joe Thornton trade a decade later, daily fantasy, Evander Kane and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Draftkings. 

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GDB 11.0 Wrap Up: Habs @ Oilers

October 29 2015 10:03PM

What a comeback! That was emotional. Final Score: 4-3 Oilers

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GDB 11.0: HOME ICE ADVANTAGE - Revolving Roster

Jason Gregor
October 29 2015 01:57PM

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The Oilers roster is a work in progress and we will see some more changes tonight versus the first place Montreal Canadiens.

Leon Draisaitl was recalled and he will play the right wing beside Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall.

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Why did the Edmonton Oilers acquire Eric Gryba this summer?

Jonathan Willis
October 29 2015 09:00AM


One of the odder moves the Edmonton Oilers made this summer was the trade with the Ottawa Senators that brought Eric Gryba to town.

That’s not to say Gryba isn’t a useful NHL defenceman; he certainly is, particularly in the right circumstances. The trouble is that he was almost the exact wrong kind of depth defenceman to add for the Oilers.

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