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Connor McDavid Profiled by The NY Times

A Prodigy on the Way to Stardom

“Oh my God,” Orr thought, and then said aloud, “Who’s that?”

“How old do you think he is?” an assistant replied.

McDavid was 13, at least two years younger than the others.

He would grow to 5 feet 11 inches. He would be awarded exceptional-player status so he could be drafted a year early into the Ontario Hockey League — first over all by the Otters. Reebok-CCM Hockey would begin discussions for an endorsement deal. And he would choose Orr to be his agent. All before he turned 16, in January.