Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid was picked up by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Connor McDavid in a file photo. (image credits: instagram)

Connor McDavid is regarded by many as one of the best ice hockey centre to have played in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was born on 13 January,1997 in Richmond Hill, Ontario.  He was only the third Ontario Hockey League (OHL) player to be allowed to be drafted at the age of 15, following John Tavares in 2005 and Aaron Ekblad in 2011. He was selected by the Erie Otters and was the top pick of the 2012 season. He scored his first OHL goal on September 21, in an 8–2 loss to the London Knights and also became the youngest OHL player ever to participate in the Subway Super Series in the same month. He ended his first season with 25 goals and 41 assists in 63 regular-season games and also won the Emms Family Award in 2013. He was also one of the finalist for the Rookie of the Year. He was also awarded with the William Hanley Trophy and also won the 2014 Bobby Smith Trophy. He was named the 2014 CHL Scholastic Player of the Year and was named to the OHL Second All-Star Team.

He currently plays for the Edmonton Oilers having joined them way back in 2015. He was named in the NHL All-Rookie Team his debut season in 2016 and has been in the NHL First All-Star Team 4 times. He has also been in the NHL Second All-Star Team once and he won the Hart Memorial Trophy twice. He is also a 3 times Stanley Cup Champion. He has also won the Ted Lindsay Award 3 times and the Art Ross Trophy 4 times. He has also won the World Championships with Canada in 2016. Connor McDavid wears the #97 jersey for the Edmonton Oilers.

NFL Debut Season

Connor McDavid was picked up by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He started his first game on October 9, 2015 against the St. Louis Blues, which unfortunately ended in a 3–1 loss for his team. His debut season in the NHL was nothing short of appreciation as he registered 16 goals and 32 assists, becoming fourth in rookie scoring. He also became the second runner-up in Calder Memorial Trophy voting, and was named to the 2015–16 NHL All-Rookie Team.

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Notable Statistics

Games487
Goals239
Assists458
Points697

Connor McDavid Net Worth

Connor McDavid has a total net worth of about $40 million in 2022. While his time in the Edmonton Oilers, Connor signed a three-year contract way back in 2015 valuing $11,325,000 with an average salary of $3,775,000. In 2018 Crosby signed an eight-year $100,000,000 contract with an average salary of $12,500,000 which expires on 2026.

Brand Endorsements

Connor McDavid has signed several endorsements deals earning him around $15 million per year with:

  • Adidas
  • CCM

Who is Connor McDavid wife? Does Connor McDavid have kids?

Connor McDavid is still not married but has been long time couples with Lauren Kyle. They met each other on a mutual friend’s birthday party way back in 2016 and has been dating ever since with they look to get married soon. After dating for more than a decade, it is likely that the pair are going in for the engagement. Lauren Kyle was born on June 27, 1996, in Toronto, Ontario. She attended a private high school in Toronto and graduated from Toronto Metropolitan University and Ryerson’s School of Interior Design. She went onto complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture from Ryerson. As per some reports, during college, she also played volleyball. 

After finishing her graduation, she went on to work for Studio B Home Inc. and she has been working there ever since today. She also runs her own interior design studio called Kyle & Co Design Studio. As an interior designer, one of her famous works the Alberta mansion which possessed a modern and sleek design went onto eventually feature in an Architectural Digest tour.  Connor and Lauren are yet to have any children.




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