At 15, He's Hockey's Next Phenom

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ERIE, Pa. — Other kids Connor McDavid’s age would be ecstatic to get a Sidney Crosby jersey. The lucky ones might even get an autograph from the NHL superstar.

McDavid gets compliments.

The 15-year-old is next in hockey’s line of phenoms, a short list that includes Crosby himself. McDavid is living up to the “exceptional player” status granted by the Ontario Hockey League, shining for the Erie Otters as an underage rookie.

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