Keeping an Eye On Leon Draisaitl’s Productivity

Even though the Oilers are heading into another playoff-less season, there have been plenty of bright spots in 2015/16. The emergence of Brandon Davidsonand Oscar Klefbom, the play of Cam Talbot. The bounce-back season forTaylor Hall. And of course Connor McDavid.

Another player that deserves a ton of attention is young Leon Draisaitl, who has been killing it as the team’s top line center. Partnered with Taylor Hall, the duo has been driving play on a nightly basis, generating shots, scoring chances and points. Relative to his teammates, Draisaitl has been a positive player, with the club doing much better when it comes to important metrics when he and Hall are on the ice. Here’s how Draisaitl has done at 5v5 so far this season (Source: War on Ice).

Full article is at The Copper & Blue.

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