Watch: Oilers rookie Connor McDavid scores in first game back from injury

Wednesday February 3rd, 2016

Edmonton Oilers fans are happy to have forward Connor McDavid back, and he proved why during Tuesday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. 

McDavid hasn’t played since Nov. 3 when he broke his left clavicle after crashing into the boards in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers. 

On Tuesday night, the No. 1 pick in the 2015 draft skated down the ice, split two defenders and then faked out Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo to give Edmonton its second goal of the game.

McDavid had missed 37 games this season. Before sustaining the injury, he tallied five goals and seven assists in 13 games.

Watch McDavid’s goal below:

The rookie was pretty pumped. 

And he got some love from his teammates too.

The Oilers went on to beat the Blue Jackets 5–1.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.