McDavid makes history with hat trick in season opener

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Perry Nelson / USA Today Sports

Connor McDavid did not disappoint on the first night of the regular season.

The Edmonton Oilers superstar provided all of the offense in a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames, capping off a hat trick with an empty-netter in the final minute.

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McDavid scored three goals in a game for the second time in his young NHL career, and became the first Oiler to notch a hat trick in the club's first game of the season, according to TSN.

He's also the first player in franchise history to post multi-goal games in back-to-back season openers, according to Sportsnet.