Connor McDavid is a Canadian athlete. Connor McDavid is a professional ice hockey center and captain of the National Hockey League Edmonton Oilers.
Table of Biography
Connor McDavid was born on 13th January 1997 and is currently 24 years old. Being born in mid-January, he is a Capricorn. Likewise, Connor was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, and holds Canadian citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnic group and religion, he belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Similarly, moving on to his personal life and family, Connor McDavid is the son of Brian McDavid and Kelly McDavid.
His father Brian was a youth hockey coach. Likewise, Connor also has an older brother whose name is Cameron McDavid. Moreover, this talented siblings is an Ivey Business School Graduate. Likewise, Connor began skating at a very young age of three and also used to play hockey with children older than him.
Moreover, even though the hockey association of hometown Newmarket stopped him from playing with older kids him parents enrolled him in the team in Aurora. Likewise, his father became his coach at York-Simcoe Express a team in Aurora, Ontario. Followed by this, he won four Ontario Minor Hockey Association championships. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Connor graduated from Boston University.
Talking about his professional life, Connor started his career in hockey from a very young age. Likewise, he began playing minor hockey with York-Simcoe Express of Ontario Minor Hockey Association. Similarly, he even played bantam and minor midget hockey at Toronto Marlboros of the Greater Toronto Hockey League. Moreover, he became GTHL ‘Player of the Year’ at minor midget level scoring 209 points in 88 games with 79 goals and 130 assists. Additionally, with this, he became an ‘Exceptional Player’ governing body for amateur hockey in Canada. This even made him play in the Ontario Hockey League despite being a year junior, he became third after John Tavares and Aaron Ekblad.
Similarly, at the age of 15, he was selected for OHL Priority Selection with the honor of ‘Jack Ferguson Award. In the inaugural season, he made the point in 15 consecutive games making him earn the ‘OHL Rookie of the Month’ honor twice. Likewise, this talented hockey player did not stop here, on 2013-14, he won the ‘William Hanley Trophy’ and ‘Bobby Smith Trophy’ for being the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year. Similarly, he also became the OHL Second All-Star Team’ in the same year.
Likewise, with his strong performance, he became the captain of Erie Otters till he succumbed to an injury forcing him out for six weeks. Similarly, Connor finished the season by being the third-highest scorer with the goal of 44 and 76 assists. Likewise, he also got the ‘Red Tilson Trophy’ for ‘OHL Player of the Year’ and became ‘Chl Player of the Year’.
More on Career
In the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Connor made his draft with first overall by Edmonton Oilers following with signing a three-year entry-level contract. Likewise, his professional career had a rough start with a loss on the first two matches with St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars. Similarly, he made his return on ice memorable with a goal and two assists with Columbus Blue Jackets on 2nd February 2016. Moreover, he made the first five-point night with Toronto Maple Leafs. Even though he was playing only 45 games this season voting third on Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL’s Rookie of the Year.
Likewise, Connor became the youngest captain in NHL history on 5th October 2016 at age of 19. During the end of the year, he made his first hat-trick in a 5-2 win against Dallas after 10 goal-less games on 19th November 2016. Talking about his international career, Connor McDavid became the youngest player in IIHF World U18 Championship in Sochi, Russia. In this, he made his international debut with Slovakia being an under-18 team.
Similarly, Connor made got a hat-trick with Sweden which made his team win a gold medal after defeating four-time defending champion the United States in the final. Likewise, he also won gold for the 2014 World Junior Championship. Similarly, he also won gold for World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal, World Hockey Championship 2016.
Talking about his earnings and net worth, Connor is a Canadian professional hockey player by profession. Likewise, he has been making quite a good amount of earnings and impressive fame from his career. Similarly, Connor has a net worth of $30 million. Likewise, Connor also became the top scorer being the ‘Most Valuable Player’ and also winning with Hart Memorial Trophy. Moreover, he has got many gold medals for his country.
Regarding his relationship status, Connor is straight and in a loving relationship. He is dating Canadian girl Lauren Kyle who is a business student. Moreover, the couple met by chance after arriving at the wrong birthday party.
Body Measurement and Social media
This fit athlete stands 6 feet 1 inch (71 inches) tall and weighs around 88 kg (194 lbs). Likewise, he has been maintaining a fit body type being an athlete. Similarly, looking at his physical appearance, this dashing personality has fair skin with light brown pair of eyes and brown hair color.
Reflecting upon his social media presence, Connor is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Likewise, his Facebook account is @mcdavid97 and has 138k followers in it. Similarly, Connor joined Twitter in November 2009 and has 369.4k followers on his @cmcdavid97 account on Twitter. Likewise, his @mcdavid97 account on Instagram has 922k followers in it.