Oilers' Connor McDavid can join elite company with one more multi-goal game amid historic streak

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Connor McDavid is knocking on the door of some extremely unique history. His hot streak continued Wednesday with 2 objectives in a 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. In doing so, the Edmonton Oilers star ended up being simply the 5th gamer in NHL history to tape-record a multi-goal streak of a minimum of 5 video games as he signed up with an elite group that includes Alexander Mogilny (5 in 1992-93), Mario Lemieux (5 in 1988-89). 

McDavid will have the chance to sign up with Punch Broadbent (6 in 1921-22) and Joe Malone (6 1920-21) in the record books if he pulls of a 6th straight multi-goal video game as the Oilers deal with the Winnipeg Jets on Friday. 

With his 5th successive multi-goal video game, McDavid broke a tie with previous Oilers excellent Wayne Gretzky for the most successive multi-goal video games in Oilers history. Gretzky had actually taped 4 successive multi-goal video games throughout the 1984-85 season.

All 3 of McDavid’s points on Wednesday was available in the opening duration, with his very first objective beginning the power-play simply 3:49 into the contest. 

It marked the 21st time in which McDavid tallied three-plus points in a duration in his profession. In doing so, McDavid signed up with Jaromir Jagr (47), Mario Lemieux (34), Sidney Crosby (24), Teemu Selanne (23), Paul Kariya (22), Alex Ovechkin (21) and Patrick Kane (21) as the only gamers in NHL history to have three-plus points in a single duration on a minimum of 21 events.

McDavid’s multi-goal streak started on Feb. 21 versus the Philadelphia Flyers when he taped 2 objectives and a help in a 4-2 Oilers win. The 26-year-old star likewise made history because specific video game as he ended up being the fifth-fastest gamer in NHL history to tape-record his 800th profession point.

During this multi-goal video game stretch, he’s acquired an overwhelming 10 objectives and 6 helps. He’s likewise signed up a minimum of 3 points in all however among those contests.

As an outcome of his current objective surge, McDavid presently leads the league in objectives (52) and has a 10-goal benefit over Boston Bruins star David Pastrnak, who is 2nd in the NHL because department. He is currently having a season for the ages, and it might get back at more unique come Friday night.

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