Connor McDavid is going through the league’s concussion protocol, according to multiple reports during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Wild.
Per Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun, McDavid was ordered to undergo the protocol after falling to the ice when he got tangled up with Jared Spurgeon. As McDavid fell to the ice, his face hit hard and he appeared in immediate discomfort.
McDavid held the NHL lead with 34 points in 26 games coming into Sunday’s contest.
Updated: McDavid has returned to the Oilers bench to begin the third period.