Otters' McDavid not your average 16-year-old

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    For most Ontario Hockey League players, 16 is the age at when you may first enter the league. The majority of 16-year-olds are bit players on a much larger stage than what they’ve been accustomed to. They are growing into the league by paying their dues in practice, and learning from those older than them.

    But most 16-year-olds aren’t Connor McDavid.

    McDavid entered the OHL last season as a 15-year-old, having been granted exceptional player status. And he and the league seemed to fit hand in glove. Last year, McDavid was named the OHL’s Rookie of the Year after a campaign that saw him perform at just over a point-per-game pace, with 66 points in 63 games, including 25 goals.… read more


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