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Top NHL Pick McDavid Offers Oilers Hope For Turnaround; Team Unveils New Third Jersey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 15

The Oilers on Friday night opened what they hope is a "new and course-altering chapter" in franchise history by selecting C Connor McDavid first overall at the '15 NHL Draft, according to Robert Tychkowski of the EDMONTON SUN. McDavid: "To be honest with you, it was even better than I expected. It&r...

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