from Mike Zeisberger of the NHL's website,
Connor McDavid had the last word. As usual.
Asked why he did not take part in the Fastest Skater competition at the All-Star Skills on Friday, the Edmonton Oilers center replied, "I wanted to show I can do other things."
After going 8-for-8 in the Accuracy Shooting event, the question of what can't he do on this ice was raised again.
But the bigger question being asked during All-Star Weekend was what is the ceiling for the 26-year old?
"In terms of a player, he's not even in his prime yet, which is pretty darn hard to believe," Hall of Fame defenseman Paul Coffey said. "He's just going to get more mature and keep getting better."
Given what he's accomplished and what he's doing this season, that's a scary thought for the rest of the NHL.
He's already won the Art Ross Trophy, which goes to the NHL's leading scorer, four times, and he's won the Hart Trophy, awarded to the league MVP, twice.
This season, the Oilers captain has 92 points in 50 games, 16 more points than the next closest player, teammate Leon Draisaitl.
"He's from a different planet," Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin said.
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