Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Connor McDavid Named Team North America's Captain for World Cup of Hockey

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Connor McDavid Named Team North America's Captain for World Cup of Hockey

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McDavid named Team North America's captain

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QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was named Team North America's captain for the World Cup of Hockey on Thursday ahead of its first pre-tournament game.

Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier and Florida Panthers defenceman Aaron Ekblad were named alternate captains.

"On a team full of future NHL captains, we have a strong leadership group on Team North America," said Todd McLellan, Team North America head coach. "In particular, these three players -- Connor, Sean and Aaron -- have identified themselves in camp as key leaders for our team. They will be assisted by their teammates to ensure the full group is working together towards our goal of having success in the World Cup of Hockey."

The 19-year-old McDavid had 16 goals and 32 assists in 45 NHL games with the Oilers. …

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