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Connor McDavid impresses in table tennis match

Oilers center defeats Wimbledon junior champion at Rogers Cup in Toronto

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

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Connor McDavid is a standout center for the Edmonton Oilers and appears to be a standout table tennis player too.

Making an appearance at the Association of Tennis Professionals' Rogers Cup in Toronto on Sunday, McDavid defeated Denis Shapovalov, a Canadian tennis player who won the Wimbledon junior singles championship earlier this month, in table tennis.

Tweet from @rogerscup: Ping pong match of the century: Denis Shapovalov vs. @cmcdavid97. The junior Wimbledon champ goes down! #getcloser pic.twitter.com/BPIR6f4nw3

McDavid was not at Dominic Moore's Smashfest V charity table tennis tournament in Toronto on Thursday; Patrick Eaves of the Dallas Stars won for the second straight year. Maybe McDavid will be invited next year.

McDavid will be in Toronto for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, playing for Team North America. The eight-team international tournament will take place from Sept. 17-Oct. 1 at Air Canada Centre.

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