McDavid, who refused to score a goal all tournament unless it was the golden goal, finished the tournament with nine points in ten games. One could argue that Connor was fairly quiet throughout the round robin, but I’d like to think that these people arguing didn’t watch a game all tournament. Though Connor wasn’t scoring goals, as usual, he couldn’t be stopped in all other aspects of the game like making end-to-end rushes and cycling down low. He’s proven time and time again that he doesn’t need to score goals to make a difference on the ice. His game without the puck is still far above many others in the NHL. He doesn’t need to score points to prove himself.
— IIHF (@IIHFHockey) May 22, 2016
I would also like to add that whenever the tuft is out, the McDavid is hot. This bad boy isn’t sticking out of Connor’s helmet all the time, but when you spot it, you know things are going down. It was proven again during the gold medal game.
RETURN OF THE TUFT pic.twitter.com/UJm8rtbz1p
— Chris Gordeyko (@TheNationChris) May 22, 2016
What did Connor have to say about scoring the golden goal? “It doesn’t really matter, we’re world champions, and gold medalists, and that’s all that matters.” It is literally impossible to be any more mature, and have more leadership skills than Connor already has. He continues to blow my mind every single time he plays. I may have to re-write my article on captains to say that Peter Chiarelli should name Connor the captain this summer and get it over with. Who cares about his experience and age, he’s one of a kind.
McDavid has another chance to add to his international resume this coming fall in the premier of the World Cup of Hockey. Team North America a.k.a the U23 team has a serious shot of winning the whole thing, which could very well mean another gold medal for Connor McDavid. With this being the first ever World Cup tournament, no one really knows what to expect out of the U23 team. I’m a little torn on whether I’d like to see Team North America, or Team Canada win. North America will be a very fun team to watch, and I’d kind of like to see Connor win another gold.
North x NorthGretz Podcast
This week the boys are joined by special guest, Instagram mega-star Allison Currie! Alley and the boys talk about eating frozen hot dogs, the Kassian re-signing, call-out various small towns in the greater Sturgeon County area, and Allison talks about her night with The Great One and awkward moments in the Rexall visitors room! Next up it’s the debut of a new game, “Pornhub or Twitter Comment”, before another life affirming round of Ask The Idiots.
- Episode 20 – Battle of Blogberta
- Episode 21 – Down With The Sickness
- Episode 22 – A Very Podcast Birthday
- Episode 23 – Bonspiel Special
- Episode 24 – Farewell to Rexall
- Episode 25 – The Intern Games
- Episode 26 – Do You Know the Mullet Man
- Episode 27 – Chris’ Very Own Episode
- Episode 28 – Wasp Attack!
- Episode 29 – Bum Corn