Connor McDavid Injured and Out For a While: Injury Update Revealed

Published October 22, 2023 at 5:08 PM

Terrible News Hits the Edmonton Oilers: McDavid Sidelined

The Edmonton Oilers and their fans received a blow as Connor McDavid, the heart and soul of the team, is set to miss 1-2 weeks due to an upper-body issue. The exact nature of the injury hasn't been disclosed, leading to speculation, with some suggesting it might be an oblique muscle on his left side.

The timeline for McDavid's absence raises mixed emotions among fans. If it's only a one-week absence, it means he'll miss crucial games against Minnesota, the Rangers, and the highly anticipated outdoor game against the Flames—a real bummer.

So McDavid has an upper-body issue and is out for 1-2 weeks. They won't say exactly what it is—maybe an oblique muscle on the left side. That's good news, if only for a week (Minnesota Rangers, outdoor game vs. Calg, a bummer). If two weeks, add in Dallas, Nashville.

However, if it extends to two weeks, add the Dallas and Nashville games at Rogers Place to the list.

While McDavid's absence is a tough pill to swallow, the Oilers will need to rally together and rely on their depth to maintain their performance during this challenging period.

Fans will be anxiously awaiting McDavid's return to the ice, hoping for a swift recovery.
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Connor McDavid Injured and Out For a While: Injury Update Revealed

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