January 13, 1997 (27)
Connor McDavid is a Canadian professional ice hockey player and one of the most dominant and exciting players in the National Hockey League (NHL) today. He currently serves as the captain of the Edmonton Oilers, and his impressive skills and leadership have earned him numerous accolades and a legion of devoted fans.
McDavid first gained recognition for his exceptional talent as a young player, earning comparisons to some of the greatest players in NHL history. He was selected first overall by the Oilers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and he has since gone on to set numerous records and establish himself as one of the league’s most valuable players. In 2017, he was awarded the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player, becoming the third-youngest player ever to win the award.
Beyond his impressive achievements on the ice, McDavid has also been involved in various collaborations with other artists and celebrities. In 2017, he appeared in a video for Drake‘s hit song “Sneakin’,” showing off his moves on the ice in a surreal, neon-lit hockey rink. He has also been featured in various commercials and promotional campaigns for companies like CCM, Adidas, and Scotiabank, showcasing his talents and his magnetic personality.
McDavid is also known for his advocacy for animals and his love of pets. He has been involved in various campaigns to promote animal welfare and has spoken out against animal cruelty. In 2019, he partnered with the Edmonton Humane Society to create the “McDavid’s Mutts” program, which aims to find homes for dogs that have been in the shelter for an extended period. McDavid’s love for his own dogs, a pair of Labrador retrievers named Lenny and Harley, is well-known, and he has been spotted bringing them to games and events.