Facts and Figures: McDavid's big night powers Oilers – NHL.com

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers had big nights in a 7-2 win against the Minnesota Wild at Rogers Place on Friday.

McDavid had four points (one goal, three assists), matching his best game of the season and helping the Oilers to their biggest offensive output in 2018-19.

Video: Trick shot, Allen, McDavid lead the way on Friday

The two-time defending NHL scoring champion became the fifth player to reach 40 points this season (15 goals, 25 assists). He has points in 24 of the 28 games he’s played this season. The only other player who has appeared in at least 20 games and has been held pointless on just four occasions is Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, who has 26 points (seven goals, 19 assists) in 22 games.

McDavid has at least one point in 24 of Edmonton’s 29 games this season — he missed the Oilers’ 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on Monday because of illness. McDavid is the fifth different player in Oilers history to have at least one point in 24 of Edmonton’s first 29 team games, joining Wayne Gretzky (seven times), Mark Messier (twice), Jari Kurri and Glenn Anderson.

It was the 21-year-old center’s 33rd game with at least three points since entering the NHL in 2015-16. Only five players have had more such performances before their 22nd birthday. Gretzky (108) has the most.

Allen moves up on Blues goaltending lists

Jake Allen made 26 saves for his 17th NHL shutout in the St. Louis Blues’ 1-0 victory against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place. Allen passed Hockey Hall of Famer Glenn Hall to move into third place on the Blues’ all-time shutout list behind Brian Elliott (25) and Jaroslav Halak (20).

It was the 125th win of Allen’s NHL career,

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