McDavid dismisses his record-setting start: 'It's whatever'

Posted On: Oct 17, 2018   |   Posted By: TheScore

When the best player in the world does something the league has never seen before, it's going to draw some attention. Just don't bring it up to him. With a showstopping four-point effort Tuesday night, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid set an NHL record by scoring or assisting each of his team's first nine goals to start a season, but he's not particularly thrilled of his latest feat. "You know what? It's whatever," McDavid told Sportsnet's Mark Spector. "I'm not overly proud of it. I don't think it's a stat we should be proud of either. And we found a way to get a goal there at the end, so we don't ever have to talk about it again." After scoring his third goal of the campaign in the first period, McDavid added another tally and two assists in the final frame to erase a 4-1 deficit against the Winnipeg Jets. His most recent surge brought his early total to four goals and five assists through four games. His remarkable streak ultimately ended when Darnell Nurse potted the overtime winner to secure...

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