Connor McDavid’s historic NHL season, explained

Connor McDavid has managed to turn a Covid-shortened NHL season into one of the greatest single seasons in the modern history of the NHL. Now he’s on a six-game mission to complete what is seemingly impossible: Record a 100 point season in just 56 games.

McDavid finished with two goals and two assists Monday night in a 5-3 win over the Canucks that clenched Edmonton’s second straight playoff berth. It raised McDavid’s season total to 91 points through his first 50 games. Averaging 2.8 points over his last five games, McDavid can hit the magical 100 mark by hitting just over half of his average. That is astounding.

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