Connor McDavid
North American Skater - Erie, OHL
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 1"Weight:195
Born:January 13, 1997Hometown:Newmarket, Ont.
Born in:Richmond Hill, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2015: EDM (1st Round / 1st Overall) 

• McDavid led the Ontario Hockey League in playoff scoring with 21-28—49 in 20 games, the most points in an OHL postseason since Justin Papineau's record of 51 in 1999, to help the Otters advance to the Final before falling to Oshawa in five games. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 OHL Playoffs and set a franchise record for most points in a single playoff series, remarkably in a second round sweep of London, registering 8-6—14 in four games.

• McDavid, who was named OHL Player of the Year 2014-15, finished third in scoring with 120 points (44-76—120) in 47 games to help the Erie Otters (50-14-2-2, 104 points) finish first in the Midwest Division and second in the Western Conference.

• On top of his OHL honors, McDavid was also named Canadian Hockey League Player of the Year, Top Prospect of the Year and Scholastic Player of the Year.

• A member of Canada’s gold medal-winning entry at the 2015 World Junior Championship, McDavid tied for the tournament lead with 11 points (3-8—11), led the tournament in assists and was named to the media all-star team.

• McDavid was granted exceptional player status by Hockey Canada to be eligible for the 2012 OHL Priority Selection as a 15-year-old. In his first season, he finished tops among rookies with 41 assists (25-41—66), was named OHL Rookie of the Year and also was named to the OHL First All-Rookie Team.

• In his sophomore season of 2013-14, McDavid finished fourth in the OHL with 99 points (28-71—99) in 56 games. He added 19 points (4-15—19) in 14 playoff games before the Otters were eliminated in the Western Conference Championship. McDavid was named OHL Most Sportsmanlike Player and the CHL Scholastic Player of the Year.

• Internationally, McDavid also won gold with Canada at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championship, where he led the tournament in goals (8), assists (6) and points (14) to be named the Best Forward and Most Valuable Player.

• McDavid averaged more than two points per game and was named Greater Toronto Hockey League Player of the Year in 2011-12 as a member of the minor midget Toronto Marlboros, finishing with 209 points (79-130—209) in 88 games.

NEWS

ERIE'S McDAVID NAMED CHL PLAYER OF THE YEAR (click here)

McDAVID DESERVES ALL THE COMPARISONS TO CROSBY (click here)

ERIE'S McDAVID NAMED OHL PLAYER OF THE YEAR (click here)

GRETZKY PRAISES CONNOR McDAVID AS FRANCHISE PLAYER (click here)

McDAVID SETS ERIE RECORD FOR POINTS IN PLAYOFF SERIES (click here)

ERIE'S McDAVID HEADLINES COACHES POLL WINNERS (click here)

BOBBY ORR, DON CHERRY OFFER HIGH PRAISE FOR McDAVID (click here)

McDAVID'S PLAY AT WORLD JUNIORS SEPARATES HIM FROM REST OF DRAFT CROP (click here) 

FAVORITES


NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Sidney Crosby
Shootout Move: "Not telling"
Goal celebration: "One knee celebration"
Video game: NHL 15
Movie: Wedding Crashers
TV show: How I Met Your Mother
Actor: Will Ferrell
Musician: Drake / Sam Hunt
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Football
Athlete (non-hockey): LeBron James

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2014-2015ERIEOHL47447612048
2013-2014ERIEOHL5628719920
2013-2014CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR71344
2012-2013ERIEOHL6325416636