Wayne Gretzky buzzing over Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews in NHL playoffs

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Wayne Gretzky buzzing over Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews in NHL playoffs

Playoff debuts of Matthews, McDavid big for NHL
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) skates against the Colorado Avalanche in the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Denver. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky.
Wayne Gretzky speaks to the media before the Toronto Maple Leafs played the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL Centennial Classic in Toronto. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky. The Great One tells The Associated Press he sees parallels to the buzz in 2005 when Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin entered the league.
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews skates during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, in Philadelphia. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky.

Wayne Gretzky buzzing over Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews in NHL playoffs

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) skates against the Colorado Avalanche in the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Denver. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky.
Wayne Gretzky speaks to the media before the Toronto Maple Leafs played the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL Centennial Classic in Toronto. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky. The Great One tells The Associated Press he sees parallels to the buzz in 2005 when Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin entered the league.
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews skates during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, in Philadelphia. The significance of budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective playoff debuts isn’t lost on Wayne Gretzky.
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