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Connor McDavid uses social media to address Oilers supporters


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Sam Jones
July 10, 2024  (6:11)
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Connor McDavid uses social media to address Oilers supporters
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As the curtain fell on the Edmonton Oilers' playoff journey, Connor McDavid, the heart of the team, took a reflective step back to address the fans directly.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, McDavid shared his thoughts on the season's rollercoaster ride, which saw the Oilers tantalizingly close to Stanley Cup glory.
A lot of highs and lows this season. Truly a learning experience. Thank you #OilCountry for sticking with us to the end. We have the best fans in the league. Keep believing and I can't wait to get back to work next season.


This acknowledgment came at an interesting time, deep into the offseason, long after the dust had settled on the drafts and free agency frenzy. It seems McDavid had been carrying the weight of the Finals' loss, mulling over it far beyond the end of the series. His words not only conveyed gratitude but a palpable sense of readiness to forge ahead with renewed vigor.
The Oilers' captain, often hailed as the league's top player, underscored the emotional journey of the playoffs, hinting at the invaluable lessons learned from their near miss at the championship. Teammate Zach Hyman's takeaway, "never go down 0-3," resonated as a stark reminder of the fine margins in playoff hockey.
Looking ahead, McDavid's early focus on next season speaks volumes about his leadership and determination. The Oilers, fueled by the bitter taste of unfinished business, are poised to enter the next season with a singular goal: to capture the elusive Stanley Cup that has danced just beyond their reach in the McDavid era.
With their captain already setting sights on spring, the Oilers' upcoming season promises a relentless pursuit of that championship dream, ensuring the team remains a formidable force in the NHL landscape.
Source: Connor McDavid on Instagram
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