We don’t need to tell you that Edmonton Oilers Superstar Connor McDavid is elite and on his way to real greatness in the National Hockey League, but there are no words to accurately describe what he’s doing

McDavid lived up to the hype and more surrounding his entry into the NHL in 2015 and established himself as one of the most gifted and talented players to ever put on a pair of ice skates and now the phenomenon striker wasted little time on it to reach a significant and special milestone

Yes, while Thursday’s 3-2 win over Winnipeg Jets was a big win for the Edmonton Oilers, who improved to 10-08-0 year-over-year, it was a night owned by McDavid and his 500 Career point scored during the game with an assist for Jesse Puljujarvi’s goal in the first half, and he would also be a secondary assistant for his 501st Career NHL point count

However, it was McDavid’s first point of the game that will get the most attention since it is his 500 Point in just his 369th was regular season play, which is damn impressive on its own, but even more so when you consider that it brings up arguments in an elite society

To start, it took McDavid, along with the Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby, only 369 games to score 500 points We all know the kind of career Sid the Kid has had with the pens, winning three Stanley Cups, and cementing its status as one of the best to ever play the game

But the fact that McDavid is along with Crosby the fastest active player to reach 500 career points in the National Hockey League is very special given the number of all-talented strikers currently in the league while being the eighth fastest overall The player who reaches this milestone puts McDavid in a rare air

Granted, legendary Wayne Gretzky only took 234 games to score 500 career points, and Pittsburgh Penguins icon Mario Lemieux did the feat in 287 games, but these two are in a class of their own and it’s unfair to compare their high performances alongside everyone else

However, when you take a closer look at how Connor McDavid came up with 500 career points so quickly, you realize how unique the Center’s talent is and that the best is yet to come is a pretty scary thought for those opponents and teams that have to face it every night

For example, McDavid scored his first 100 points in 92 games, went from 100 to 200 in 82 games, went from 200 to 300 in 68 games, 300 to 400 in 67 games, and went from 400 to 500 points in just 64 Games Basically, it took the 24-year-old fewer games to earn more points, and that logic dictates that he must finish 1st000 point mark well before his 30th birthday Birthday, which would be pretty incredible

You wouldn’t bet against it either, given the insane pace with which McDavid continues to torment NHL defenses and goalkeepers, leading the NHL by 32 (9 G, 23 A) and in points as early as 2020-21 due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, there are only 56 games this year Don’t be surprised if the pivot scores at least 100 for the fourth time in its insane career

The No. 1 overall selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft has already 171 goals and 330 assists for 501 points in 369 games, 133 goals of equal strength, 342 points of equal strength, 35 power play goals, three shorthanded goals, eight overtime Goals and 36 goals game-winning goals

And while it would be nice for the Edmonton Oilers to actually surround their franchise cornerstone with decent guns so that he can add a few Stanley Cups to the insane numbers he’s collecting right now, there’s no doubt that Connor McDavid it is when we make history we should get used to seeing such historical milestones in record time from a player who sometimes just resembles a human cheat code

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Source: https://puckprose.com/2021/02/18/edmonton-oilers-witnessing-history-connor-mcdavid/