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RELEASE: McDavid named NHL's First Star of the Month

Oilers captain led all scorers in November with 13 goals and 13 assists, also now leads the League in scoring with 49 points

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Connor McDavid has been selected as the NHL's First Star of the Month for November.

The Oilers captain led all scorers last month with 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points in 14 games. His two-point performance last night against the Vancouver Canucks also vaulted him past teammate Leon Draisaitl for the League lead in scoring with 19 goals and 30 assists for 49 points in 28 games.

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McDavid's 26 points last month were the most by an Oilers player in November since Jari Kurri scored 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points in 15 games during the 1988-89 season.

Seven playes recorded 20 or more points across the League in November, including Draisaitl who had four goals and 19 assists. Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon was right behind McDavid with 25 points, while Chicago's Patrick Kane had 24 points.

McDavid is looking to win his third scoring title in four years and will attempt to surpass his career-high 116 points from last season.

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