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Connor McDavid lauds Leon Draisaitl for clinching rare NHL record surpassed only by Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux



The Edmonton Oilers kept their Stanley Cup hopes alive with a crucial 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series. Led by superstar Leon Draisaitl, the Oilers forced a decisive Game 7 that will take place back in Vancouver on Monday night.



Draisaitl was instrumental in the win, recording two assists to help the Oilers build an early lead. With those two helpers, Draisaitl reached the 100 playoff point mark in just his 60th postseason game.He became only the third player in NHL history to accomplish that feat so quickly, surpassed only by legends Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. Gretzky and Lemieux reached this milestone in 46 and 50 games respectively.After the game, Oilers captain Connor McDavid heaped praise on his teammate for the achievement.



He’s been doing it since our first year in the playoffs in 2017, he’s doing great then and he’s doing great every chance we got in the playoff since,” McDavid said of Draisaitl at 6:18 of the below interview.

“He is somebody that brings his game to whole another level. I said before, he is one of the best players in the world, lot of nights he is the best player in the world and in the playoffs, he’s been nothing but great,” McDavid added.





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