star is anticipated to overlook one to 2 weeks after struggling an upper-body damage, the group introduced Sunday.
McDavid, the reigning Hart Trophy winner, suffered the damage throughout a 3-2 additional time loss to theon Saturday evening. He took his closing shift within the third interval and was seen reaching for his left aspect throughout a rush. He stayed on the bench all through the additional time session.
Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft stated after the sport that “it seemed to be muscular greater than something.”
McDavid, 26, has two objectives and 6 assists by 5 video games this season.
The damage places McDavid's standing for subsequent Sunday's Heritage Basic doubtful. The Oilers will face the rivalat Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium.
McDavid led the NHL final season in objectives (64), assists (89) and factors (153) and performed in all 82 regular-season video games en path to choosing up his third Hart Trophy.