Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is aware of no limits — significantly.
The 22-year-old recorded a hat trick Thursday towards the Colorado Avalanche, lower than every week after netting three in a 6-2 win over the Anaheim Geese on Sunday.
McDavid’s first tally of the night time got here on the person benefit about 13 minutes into the primary interval when he deked previous a defender and scored from in tight.
Just a bit over three minutes in a while one other power-play alternative, he once more confirmed off his stickhandling experience as he gracefully made his manner into the offensive zone and fired a fast shot previous Adam Werner to provide Edmonton a three-goal lead.
Because the sample went on Thursday, his third of the night time got here was additionally a PPG. With persistence, he was in a position to hearth a wrister from the correct circle previous new netminder Philipp Grubauer for the seventh hat trick of his profession.
Oh — and he additionally recorded six factors by the primary 40 minutes of regulation with three assists, in addition.
McDavid now has 14 targets and 37 factors on the season, placing him third within the goal-scoring race and second in factors behind teammate Leon Draisaitl, who has 5 factors of his personal and now 41 on the yr. Each of them have mixed for 78 factors by their first 21 video games.
The Oilers at present lead 6-2 within the third interval.