UPDATE: Connor McDavid Injured at Edmonton Oilers Practice

Published April 3, 2023 at 3:26 PM

Connor McDavid was left in discomfort during the morning practice of the Edmonton Oilers after being struck in a sensitive area by a shot from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Although the shot was aimed at the net, it hit the post and ricocheted, striking McDavid's knee with significant force, causing him to fall to one knee in pain. Nugent-Hopkins looked on in shock as the superstar center struggled with the impact.

The tweet by Jason Gregor gives a brief account of the incident -

Fortunately, McDavid was able to recover and get back to playing after a few minutes of discomfort. This event highlights the potential hazards that come with the sport, and serves as a cautionary reminder of the importance of being vigilant during games and practices.

April 3   |   51 answers
UPDATE: Connor McDavid Injured at Edmonton Oilers Practice

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