How Connor McDavid dominated the Canucks in Game 2 to even the series: 5 takeaways

VANCOUVER — On nights like this, Connor McDavid’s game resembles that of a horror movie villain.
As the suspense builds and the path for escape narrows and the stakes increase, he’s always lurking.
There’s a sense of cruel inevitability to his game. No matter how placid it seems on the surface, the potential for something jaw-dropping, the specter of his ability to warp the game and make the difference hangs over the proceedings.
On Friday night, with a chance to take a 2-0 series lead, the Vancouver Canucks played well — mostly. They skated with the Edmonton Oilers, even…

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