Sergei Bobrovsky

Connor McDavid following Wayne Gretzky's advice as he also follows in his footsteps

Connor McDavid following Wayne Gretzky's advice as he also follows in his footsteps

The Great One came out to watch the Next One at Rogers Place on Tuesday, with Wayne Gretzky settling into a lower-bowl seat to watch Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers prepare for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Ducks on Wednesday.

Edmonton leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.

Gretzky left his seat long before the 45-minute session ended, but McDavid said the NHL’s all-time leading scorer, who is now an Oilers executive, has offered frequent counsel to the man who may soon replace him as the league’s top player.

‘’I ask him a few things,” McDavid said. “Now especially more than ever I’ve had to rely on him. He’s gone through this, so you...

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