Oilers captain Connor McDavid netted a hat trick in his club’s season opener on Wednesday and Del Zotto was paying close attention.
When asked by a reporter on Friday what makes McDavid so dangerous, Del Zotto offered the ultimate stick tap.
“It’s his speed,” Del Zotto said. “He gets from first to sixth speed in about two steps. I can’t remember if I’ve ever seen a guy, like last game, (have) a breakaway from his own goal line.
“It’s like a cheat code in a video game.”
Here’s the play Del Zotto was talking about.