TheLeafsNation Top 25 of 2020: #12 — Connor McDavid and the worst-kept secret about Morgan Rielly

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If there’s one thing we know about Connor McDavid, it’s that he’s an incredible offensive talent, and if there’s one thing we know about Morgan Rielly, it’s that he’s bad defensively.
These two worlds collided in early January when the former undressed the later.
An article on it, published January 8th by Adam Laskaris, was the 12th most read article at TLN this year.
Connor McDavid and the worst-kept secret about Morgan Rielly

Connor McDavid. Absolutely ridiculous. pic.twitter.com/edUhMmFcmE
— Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) January 7, 2020

Here’s some of what Laskaris wrote:
On Monday night, the Leafs played the Edmonton Oilers at home, a fixture which had become nearly as guaranteed as two points come in the NHL. It hadn’t been since December 2, 2010 since the Oilers won in Toronto, which is just 11 months shy from hitting the full decade.
But with the score 5-3 at this point in time in Edmonton’s favour, a boy who was just 13 at the time of that last win scored one of the prettiest goals of his career to date.
If it …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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