The latest update on Connor McDavid is out

The Oilers captain wasn't able to play last night.



The Edmonton Oilers were without superstar captain Connor McDavid during last night's victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights at Rogers Place. He had suffered a lower body injury during his team's victory over the provincial rival Calgary Flames, and hasn't played since. 

And right now, he's still being listed as "questionable" by the team for tomorrow night's game against the Arizona Coyotes, according to head coach Kris Knoblauch. 

"He's still day to day," Knoblauch said Thursday. "If it was a playoff game, he would have played last night, but he's still questionable for tomorrow."

"He's not in a wheelchair or has a boot on or anything like that," Knoblauch said. "He's doing pretty good, and he enjoyed being one of the guys and enjoyed the game and not have the pressure on him. He was able to cheer on his teammates and participate in the celebration after the game and I think he enjoyed it. Obviously, he would rather be on the ice, but I think little this time away, he can reset, get fully rested and healed and be ready to go."

"Anytime we have a chance of getting him into the lineup, I don't think we have to worry about pulling him out and losing his spot." Knoblauch said. "I like the way we responded, I liked how we played, but if he's ready to play, he's coming back in. I think just the biggest picture moving forward is his health and is he 100 percent ready and good to go when playoffs start because that's when it's most important."

With 130 points on the season so far, McDavid is 3rd overall in NHL scoring behind Nikita Kucherov and Nathan MacKinnon.

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