NHL on TNT: Why Connor McDavid and the Oilers Are Must-See TV Against the Flyers

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Every now and then, a must-see player comes along. The sort of player who not only makes All-Star teams and wins individual trophies, but who also puts up numbers and compiles highlights that compare to generational talents from years gone by...
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Every now and then, a must-see player comes along.

The sort of player who not only makes All-Star teams and wins individual trophies, but who also puts up numbers and compiles highlights that compare to generational talents from years gone by.

Connor McDavid is that player.

He and the unbeaten Edmonton Oilers will take the ice at Rogers Place to host the visiting Philadelphia Flyers in the third installment of TNT's weekly NHL package at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

And if you've never been a hockey watcher, this would be a spectacular reason to start.

It's the first network appearance for McDavid, somehow still just 24 years old, who's made the NHL his personal playpen for six seasons since the Oilers plucked him first overall in the 2015 draft.

He's since won three Art Ross trophies as the league's scoring champion and two Hart trophies as its most valuable player. The most recent of each came after the 2020-21…
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