BREAKING: Connor McDavid is ridiculously fast. And he can do high-skill things without perceptibly slowing down.
Sometimes it feels like it’s on a scale of a created video game character who’s been made unrealistically skilled.
Both Auston Matthews and McDavid have a goal so far in a Maple Leafs – Oilers game currently led by Toronto (on NBCSN right now). It didn’t take long for Matthews to find the net for Edmonton:
It might not be enough for the Oilers, but holy smokes did McDavid ever display his often-mentioned speed on this goal:
Will we ever yawn off goals like these? Probably not. Will defenses find a way to adjust to McDavid’s speed? Perhaps not.