The New Sid and Ovi? Connor Bedard and Matvei Michkov’s Rivalry Is Just Starting

This year, in just a few days before the ill-fated 2022 event was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns, two of the youngest players in the tournament made some of the biggest on-ice headlines. Not even draft-eligible until 2023, Connor Bedard of Canada and Matvei Michkov of Russia have both announced themselves as potential generational talents.