BREAKING: Connor McDavid to wear the ‘C’ for Oilers – youngest captain in NHL history / 92.5 Fresh Radio Edmonton Crystal Darche October 05, 2016 12:50 pm The Edmonton Oilers made a VERY big announcement today: At 19 years & 266 days, @cmcdavid97 is the youngest captain in @NHL history. McDavid captained both the @ErieOtters & @TeamNA_WCH. — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) October 5, 2016 Alternate captains will be Lucic, Eberle and Nugent-Hopkins. More here. Congrats, Connor!