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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins | Center | #93

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/12/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 191
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (1) / EDM
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) returned to action on Thursday April 5.
Nugent-Hopkins missed two straight games. He found the back of the net in his return on Thursday. Apr 6 - 3:59 AM

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) won't play Monday night.

Nugent-Hopkins might be available to play in Edmonton's final two home games, but this will be the second straight contest he will sit out due to a nagging lower-body injury.
Apr 2 - 12:59 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames.

The Oilers announced that Nugent-Hopkins would be a game-time decision, but they obviously feel like he's better served sitting out. He has 22 goals and 45 points in 60 games this season. Nugent-Hopkins is day-to-day for now.
Mar 31 - 9:34 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has confirmed he has received and accepted an invitation from Hockey Canada to suit up in the upcoming World Hockey Championships.

It goes to show that his current lower-body injury is just minor. Connor McDavid has yet to announce if he will be joining his teammate in Denmark for the upcoming tournament. Nugent-Hopkins has picked up 45 points in 60 games this season.
Mar 31 - 2:29 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) will be a game-time decision tonight.

Word came out earlier in the day that Nugent-Hopkins would suit up despite the lower-body issue but the Oilers have said that he will take warmup and then they will make a decision on his status. He's officially 'questionable' to suit up tonight.
Mar 31 - 2:12 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) took part in the optional morning skate this morning.

He was injured during Thursday's contest against the Vancouver Canucks but it appears to be a minor issue and he should slot alongside Connor McDavid again tonight. With six points in his last five games, Nugent-Hopkins has got his point total up to 45 in 60 games this season.
Mar 31 - 1:39 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) is questionable for Saturday night's contest against the Flames.

RNH is dealing with a nagging lower-body issue, which could keep him out of the lineup Saturday. If Nugent-Hopkins does not dress then Leon Draisaitl could take his place alongside Connor McDavid on the Oilers' top unit.
Mar 31 - 12:59 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been thriving since he was placed on the wing with Connor McDavid.

Nugent-Hopkins normal position was center but seven games ago coach Todd McLellan moved him to the wing with McDavid and the results have been great as RNH has four goals, nine points and is a plus-10. Nugent-Hopkins has 21 goals and 42 points in 56 games this season but his fantasy value will continue to skyrocket as long as he remains on McDavid's flank.
Mar 24 - 8:08 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has reached the 20-goal milestone.

It's the first time that Nugent-Hopkins has gotten there since 2014-15. That's particularly impressive given that he's been limited to 53 games this season. This has been a solid season for him, but his $6 million annual salary might lead to the Oilers trying to trade him over the summer.
Mar 18 - 10:07 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has three goals and five points in six games since returning from a rib injury.

Nugent-Hopkins was sidelined for nearly two months, so it's impressive that he's been able to return without missing a beat. It helps though that he's played alongside Connor McDavid over his last three contests. "Our first game together I changed my game a little bit and it wasn’t clicking right away so I just went back to playing the way I play," said Nugent-Hopkins. "We read off each other well. Early in the game he set me up a couple of times for nice chances. Same with last game in Calgary, we found each other. Its’ starting to click pretty well. Obviously it’s fun playing with him because he’s a different level player. Whoever gets to play with him is going to be enjoying it. We’re finding each other and playing well."

Mar 15 - 8:52 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded an assist in a 4-3 overtime win against Arizona on Monday.

Nugent-Hopkins has gotten a point in each of his first two games since returning from a rib injury. He has 17 goals and 33 points in 48 contests this season. Aside from missing a significant chunk of the campaign due to injury, this has been an encouraging campaign for him and it will be interesting to see what he can do in 2018-19 if he manages to stay healthy.
Mar 6 - 5:31 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his 17th goal of the season in his return to action from a rib injury.

Nugent-Hopkins has been out of the lineup since January 13 when he suffered the injury on a hard hit from Brayden McNabb that caused him to miss 18 games. He has 32 points in 47 games and put him back in your lineup if you normally would.
Mar 4 - 7:42 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been activated from injured reserve.

Nugent-Hopkins has been out with a rib injury since Jan. 13. The Oilers will be happy to get him back in the lineup but their playoff aspirations have been long gone. The former first overall pick will be subject to trade rumors this off-season and teams will be paying special attention to his play over the last month of the season.
Mar 3 - 1:39 PM

The odds are better than 50-50 that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (ribs) will make his return on Saturday.

Nugent-Hopkins hasn't been able to play since Jan. 13. He was having a strong campaign prior to the injury with 16 goals and 31 points in 46 contests.
Mar 2 - 2:18 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (ribs) skated with the Oilers on Tuesday.

This marks Nugent-Hopkins' first skate with the team since he suffered a rib injury back on Jan. 13. He still probably won't be back until sometime in March.
Feb 20 - 5:47 PM

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C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
LW1Milan Lucic
2Mike Cammalleri
3Jujhar Khaira
4Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
6Pontus Aberg
7Ty Rattie
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Andrej Sekera
7Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Al Montoya