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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins | Center

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (21) / 4/12/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal and added an assist for the Oilers Tuesday as they came from behind to score a 5-4 shootout win over the Capitals.
The Nuge has now recorded two multi-point games in his last three outings and has increased his point total to 29 in 45 contests for the year. Because of his poor contributions in the plus/minus and PIM categories, he needs to score even more to be a significant value in rotisserie formats. Derek Roy, Teddy Purcell and Nikita Nikitin all scored goal for Edmonton in the win. Jan 20 - 10:27 PM

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins registered two assists in a 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

Nugent-Hopkins has 11 goals and 27 points in 43 games this season. At that rate he'll have a tough time matching his 56-point total from 2013-14, which is unfortunate because he's capable of significantly more. Although, he's certainly not the only Edmonton forward that's underperformed this season.
Jan 16 - 9:07 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted his 11th goal of the campaign in the Oilers' 3-2 shootout win over the LA Kings on Tuesday.

It was his second goal in a as many games as he was set up nicely on some hard board work from Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall. The 21 year-old has four goals in six games and points in seven of 11 games overall. RNH is quietly having himself a solid season amidst the turmoil in northern Alberta. Matt Hendricks scored the other goal for the Oilers who got their new bench boss Todd Nelson.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 12:50:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the lone goal for the Oilers in their 4-1 loss to the Flames on Saturday night.

Nugent-Hopkins has points in four of his last five games. One wonders how much better he’d be on a more stable team, too. He has 10 goals and 23 points. Justin Schultz and Andrew Ference chipped in with the helpers. Brad Hunt finished a game-low minus-three.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 12:55:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his ninth goal of the season Thursday night, but the Oilers still fell to the Sharks 4-3.

It was a solid goal as he drove to the net, cleaning up the garbage to give the Oilers a 3-2 lead midway through the game. RNH now leads the Oilers in both goals with nine and points with 21.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 02:08:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was the only Oiler that could find the net in a 2-1 overtime loss to Arizona on Tuesday night.

Nugent-Hopkins snapped a beauty home short side on Devan Dubnyk for his eighth goal of the season and 20th point in 30 games. He now has points in three of his last four games and is on pace to pass his 56 points he totaled last year. The Oilers failed to capitalize on a 42 save performance from goalie Ben Scrivens in their first game post Dallas Eakins. Justin Schultz picked up an assist on the lone goal.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 01:29:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the only goal on an unassisted marker for the Oilers in a 2-1 loss to Anaheim on Wednesday night.

The goal was Nugent-Hopkins seventh of the year and the point tied him with the team lead at 18 with Taylor Hall. The 21-year-old is about on pace to match his 56 points last year in 80 games played. The Oilers had their chances in this game but were still out-shot 34-22 on the second night of a tough back-to-back situation versus two strong California teams.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 01:06:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Winnipeg.

Nugent-Hopkins' first period goal tied the game at one. The 21-year-old has collected a point in each of his last three games. Nugent-Hopkins has six goals and 16 points in 23 games this season. If he continues on that pace, he will reach the 50-point mark for the third time in his young career. David Perron also scored for the Oilers.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 11:42:00 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had an assist in a 3-2 loss Tuesday night.

Nugent-Hopkins ended a four-game point drought. Through 20 games, he now has five goals and 14 points.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 09:05:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins wants to make the transition from being a good player to a great one.

"That's definitely a step I want to make," Nugent-Hopkins said. "I know I still have a ways to go to get there. It's something I'm obviously going to keep working on my whole career. I just want to keep going. I definitely want to make some big steps personally. Not just offensively but I want to be better away from the puck as well." He is off to a strong start this season with five goals and 10 points in 13 contests. He's a good bet to surpass his career-high of 56 points and we think he'll eventually post a 70-point season, even if it doesn't happen in 2014-15.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal and an assist in Edmonton's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers.

Hopkins' goal opened the scoring early in the first period, and he picked up the primary assist on Benoit Pouliot's game-winning goal. The 21-year-old now has five goals and five assists in 13 games. He has collected at least a point in eight of his last 10 games.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 09:18:00 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded his fourth goal of the season, but it wasn't nearly enough for the Oilers as they dropped a 4-1 decision to Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

The Oilers center has now found the scoresheet in five of his last six games to give him seven points in 10 contests. Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz drew helpers on the lone Oilers tally.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 10:09:00 PM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the second time in as many games for the Oilers who defeated Washington 3-2 on Wednesday.

The Nuge took advantage of a brutal Alex Ovechkin give-away and then came in on a partial break-away, making no mistake stick side on a helpless Braden Holtby. It looked like it would be another slow start to the season for RNH but the talented center has now recorded four points in five games played. Justin Schultz also scored his second goal in as many nights for the Oilers who have won three in row.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 01:21:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal in the Oilers' 3-2 win over Tampa Bay Monday night.

Nugent-Hopkins has a goal and two points in four games in 2014-15. We're looking for him to surpass his career-high of 56 points despite his slow start to the season.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 09:01:00 AM

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will be back between Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle in Monday's match versus Tampa Bay.

When he returned from injury on Friday against Vancouver, he skated on the second line. Nugent-Hopkins has one assist in three games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 06:44:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Derek Roy
3Anton Lander
4Leon Draisaitl
5Boyd Gordon
LW1Taylor Hall
2Benoit Pouliot
3Luke Gazdic
4Rob Klinkhammer
5Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Matt Fraser
5Tyler Pitlick
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Jeff Petry
4Nikita Nikitin
5Mark Fayne
6Keith Aulie
7Oscar Klefbom
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth