Connor McDavid was stumped when asked what positives he could take out of the Edmonton Oilers' dreadful start to the season. "Positives?" McDavid said, incredulously, as teammate Patrick Maroon broke into a laugh next to him before Edmonton's game at Buffalo on Friday. "I mean, we haven't been very good this year, I think everyone's made that very clear," he added. "When I think positives? Whew. I don't know." The Oilers captain was still searching for answers after a 3-1 loss .