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Morning Skate: Connor McDavid offers a rebuttal to our Sidney Crosby praise

Apparently he read our newsletter yesterday.

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Lace 'em up. Time for the Morning Skate.


It was only a matter of time until Connor McDavid COMPLETELY MADE MY NEWSLETTER LOOK FOOLISH.

I didn't know he was on our mailing list. But apparently he was, because he went out on Wednesday and made people forget about Sidney Crosby's goal the night before.

I'm sorry, Overlord Connor. Please spare me.


SHOULD'VE LISTENED TO MARY

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My colleague put it best this morning: It’s probably time to stop comparing Crosby and McDavid all together.

Otherwise, we'll just forget to appreciate them.

Meanwhile, our Oilers blog wonders if the team is holding McDavid back from even more greatness.


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