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Kings finally will get a closer look at Oilers rookie Connor McDavid

Kings finally will get a closer look at Oilers rookie Connor McDavid

Enough of the superficial Internet highlights or even extended viewings of Edmonton rookie Connor McDavid on TV.

Hockey anthropologists — in this case, the Kings — are curious and eager for a closer examination of the No. 1 overall draft pick, McDavid, the potential franchise savior. They will be getting an early look here Sunday night at the youngster, a mere eight games into the season.

"Looking forward to it," Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said Friday.

The 18-year-old already has five goals and eight points in eight games, including four goals in his last four games. Of late he has been centering Benoit Pouliot and Nail Yakupov.

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