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Connor McDavid finally reveals why he snubbed the Conn Smythe trophy ceremony


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Marvin Azrak
July 1, 2024  (8:59)
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There was a touching moment shared regarding Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid after the 2-1 Stanley Cup Final Game 7 loss to the Florida Panthers

Initially set to receive the Conn Smythe Trophy on the ice, McDavid chose to stay with his emotional teammates in the locker room instead.

An Edmonton Oilers player revealed this story, emphasizing McDavid's decision to prioritize his teammates over personal accolades. Despite knowing the honor of winning the Conn Smythe, McDavid felt staying with his team was more important at that moment.
We just chatted with an
@EdmontonOilers
player & he said I can share this story but I can't say who it came from, after the #Oilers lost The Stanley Cup & all the players got back to the room Connor McDavid got told he won the Conn Smythe. Connor was going to go back onto the ice to receive the trophy but once he saw how his teammates in the locker room he said i can't leave my teammates alone.

He knows it's a true honour to win the Conn Smythe Trophy but staying in the room with everyone was were his focus went to.

McDavid has been taking some heat for not going back to the ice but this is why, not like he needs an excuse or explanation.

Tough loss, talking to those that love this team a lot are still having some tough moments. You feel for the players & fans.

The heartfelt gesture shows where Mcdavid's priorities lie. It's clear he deeply cares about his teammates and the team's collective experience.
It's a tough loss for everyone involved—players, fans, and anyone affiliated with the organization are still processing the disappointment.
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