The seventh player in NHL history to record multiple point streaks of at least 15 games in a season as the streaking Edmonton Oilers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Thursday night.
McDavid, who also had an assist, remained the league's top scorer with 109 points. He has also scored in a career-best six straight games,.
“I can just tell you that all the offensive numbers that you see in there, they’re stunning," coach Jay Woodcroft said.
The Oilers won three of the four meetings against the Kings in what could be a potential first-round series.
Edmonton's Warren Foegele also scored, and Mike Smith stopped 30 shots. Smith is 6-0-1 in his last seven starts.
“That’s a big focus of ours going into playoffs. You've got to be really solid defensively," Bouchard said.
"It helps when our goaltenders are sitting on their heads and that’s what they’ve been doing for us recently. It is really paying off for everyone.”
He’s driving us forward with his offense, but he’s also driving it with his attention to detail on the defensive side of things