Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

EP Rinkside 3 Stars: Early MVP candidates?

I have officially seen enough: I've already seen multiple people talking about MVP candidates and folks, if you're doing a weekly Three Stars column, what better way to get through three of 'em real quick than to say the guys you'd vote for right now?

Are there like 70 games left on the schedule? Well, you got me there. I guess that's a lot of games still on the board. But hey, we're just having fun out there, so let's kick around some theories.

Let’s go:

3. The one guy you can't blame

The Oilers look like they're swimming in deep, deep water right now, and with the injury to Evander Kane, maybe the tide's starting to go out, too.

But there's this guy Connor McDavid, who had a goal and an assist on the Oilers' only two tallies in a brutal loss to Carolina. That pushed his point total to 31, nin

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