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93 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C
Height/Weight: 6-0/180 | Birthdate: 4/12/1993 | Birthplace: Burnaby, B.C., Canada | Team: Edmonton Oilers | College: None | NHL Experience: 3 | Salary: $925,000 | Owned/Started%: 88/54 | Average Draft Position: 107.11
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12/11/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Scores Wednesday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the lone goal of the game for the Oilers in a 2-1 loss to the Ducks on Wednesday.
Analysis: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has four points in his last six games and 18 overall this season while skating to a minus-6 and firing 66 shots on goal. The tally was his seventh of the season so even on the league's worst team, he's on pace to at least match his career high of 19 set last year.

12/4/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Modest Point Streak For Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins bagged a goal in Wednesday's loss to the Jets.
Analysis: RNH has a point in each of his last three games, but it hasn't exactly uplifted the Oilers, who remain in the midst of an 11-game losing streak. The only silver lining for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is that his plus/minus rating hasn't suffered too much in the Oilers' miserable season; he currently sits at minus-5 over 24 games.

11/26/2014

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Production Slowing For Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Production Slowing For Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had an assist, picked up two penalty minutes and won 18-of-28 faceoff attempts in Tuesday's loss to the Stars.
Analysis: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had been rolling offensively earlier in the month, but he's since seen his production slow to a crawl. The assist was his first point in five games, and he's attempted just seven shots during that span.

11/14/2014

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Gets Two Helpers

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Gets Two Helpers

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins dished out a pair of assists and went minus-1 in Thursday's overtime loss to the Senators.
Analysis: Although both of his helpers came at even strength, RNH was on the ice for three Ottawa goals. He's done nothing but pour in the points lately, with five in his last three games and just two scoreless outings in his last 12.

11/9/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Tallies Two Points

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins picked up a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has gotten off to a strong start as expected, as the two points pushed his total to 10 through 13 games. His shooting percentage currently sits at a career best 15.1%, so that could drop back down but he should still be good for about 20 goals and over 30 assists.

11/4/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Nugent-Hopkins Scores Oilers' Only Goal Tuesday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was the only Edmonton skater to beat Steve Mason on Tuesday, completing a (nearly) end-to-end rush with his fourth goal of the season.
Analysis: RNH looked dominant en route to this goal, skating right past the Flyers' defense and then putting a vicious backhand over Mason's shoulder, but it was the only bright spot for the Oil. His line with Benoit Pouliot and Jordan Eberle was Edmonton's only forward grouping that avoided taking a minus rating for the game, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Eberle will both certainly miss Taylor Hall's presence while Hall remains sidelined with a knee injury.

10/25/2014

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins: Three-Game Goal Streak

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Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins: Three-Game Goal Streak

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins knocked home a goal for the third straight game Friday against the Hurricanes.
Analysis: While the recent scoring binge has been a boon to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' fantasy owners, the fact that he's registered the three tallies on a total of four shots on goal suggests he might be benefiting from some puck luck. The run of point production figures to slow down eventually, but Nugent-Hopkins still looks primed for another 50-point season.

10/20/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Scores First Goal

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his first goal of the season -- a game winner -- as Edmonton knocked off the visiting Lightning 3-2 on Monday.
Analysis: RNH made Tampa pay in the third period after Ondrej Palat gifted an awful turnover to Jordan Eberle, who grabbed the only assist on his goal. Now that the Oilers have gotten their first win of the season out of the way, look for the Oilers' top line of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Eberle and Taylor Hall to get on the scoresheet more consistently.

10/17/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Likely Back In Friday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) was on the ice for morning skate and looks likely to play Friday against the Canucks, TSN's Ryan Rishaug reports.
Analysis: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was forced out of back-to-back contests earlier this week with the injury, but his return to morning skate, as well as the Oilers' demotion of Bogdan Yakimov, bodes well for his chances of returning to action. However, it does appear Nugent-Hopkins won't return to his usual spot as the pivot of the top line, as coach Dallas Eakins chose to adjust his trios of forwards at morning skate. Instead, look for Nugent-Hopkins to center the second line, with Teddy Purcell and Nail Yakupov flanking him on either side.

10/16/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Won't Play Wednesday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) will not play Wednesday against the Coyotes.
Analysis: The Oilers apparently don't believe that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' injury is all that serious, but it's troublesome enough to keep him out for both ends of the team's back-to-back. Wednesday's demotion of Bogdan Yakimov to AHL Oklahoma City would appear to signal that Nugent-Hopkins could be ready to play Friday against Carolina.

10/14/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Out Tuesday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) will not play Tuesday against the Kings, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Analysis: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is still feeling sore after taking a hit from Vancouver's Dan Hamhuis on Saturday night, forcing him out of Monday's practice. Along with RNH, fellow top-liner Jordan Eberle will sit out with an undisclosed injury, leaving the Oilers a bit short-handed on offensive talent.

10/13/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Day-To-Day

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been labeled day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, but could play Tuesday, Oilers play-by-play man Jack Michaels reports.
Analysis: RNH, Jordan Eberle, Teddy Purcell and Darnell Nurse are all in that same category, with the Oilers withholding all information about their ailments. However, the 2011 No. 1 overall pick had his first NHL fight Saturday against Dan Hamhuis of the Avs, and it's possible that he's banged up a little as a result. He's got an assist and a minus-2 rating through two games thus far.

4/13/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Nugent-Hopkins Sparks Oilers' Win

News: Playing on his 21st birthday Saturday, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins registered a goal, an assist, and two penalty minutes in Edmonton's season finale, a 5-2 win over Vancouver.
Analysis: The two points cap a 56-point campaign that presages a solid future. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is part of a parade of young talent on the Edmonton roster.

4/1/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Four-Pack For Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice and handed out two assists in Tursday's loss to San Jose.
Analysis: RNH factored into all the Oilers' goals in this one, giving himself nine points in the last seven games. Of course, seven of those have come in two contests, so he's been a bit hit-or-miss of late.

3/19/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Picks Up Trio Of Points

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins broke out of an extended slump Tuesday, scoring a power-play goal and adding two assists in a win over Nashville.
Analysis: He'd last scored way back on Jan. 26, and had collected just four assists in 15 games between then and Tuesday. The 20-year-old is obviously a premier talent, but he hasn't proven able to carry the Oilers' offense when other players aren't holding up their end.

1/29/2014

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Adds Two Helpers In Win

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Adds Two Helpers In Win

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded two assists in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Analysis: The young center chipped in two more points Wednesday, and now has 10 points in his last 10 games. His team isn't having the best season, but the top line of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, and Jordan Eberle has certainly been a bright spot, and the trio has been firing on all cylinders lately.

1/26/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Tallies Two Points

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a power-play goal and added an assist against the Predators on Sunday.
Analysis: RNH has 15 goals and 40 points, a nice bounce back on the score sheet after his disappointing sophomore season. However, he also is a minus-15, which is a definite negative for his fantasy value.

1/25/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Scores Goal In Loss Friday

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his 14th goal of the season during the Oilers' 4-3 loss to the Coyotes on Friday.
Analysis: He brought the game to within one in the third period but the Oilers were unable to finish the comeback. With three points in his last five games, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins now has 38 points (14 goals, 24 assists) in 51 games this season.

1/11/2014

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Has Three-Point Night

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals, one of which was the game-winner, and assisted on another during the Oilers' 4-3 comeback win against the Penguins on Friday.
Analysis: The 20-year old center had a strong December, but had been relatively quiet lately with just one assist over his previous four games. He'll look to springboard off this performance and continue the strong sophomore campaign he's having this season. He now has 13 goals and 22 assists over 45 games.

12/29/2013

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Nugent-Hopkins Scors In Oilers' Loss

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins lit the lamp for the 10th time this season in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Philadelphia.
Analysis: The one knock on him these days is an unwillingness to shoot; he's taken only five shots on goal in four games. But we suspect that that will turn around soon enough. He has tremendous talent for a 20-year-old, and belongs in your long-range plans.

12/23/2013

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Adds Two Assists In Win

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Adds Two Assists In Win

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded two assists in Monday's win over the Jets.
Analysis: The center now has nine goals and 20 assists in 37 games this season. His minus-10 rating isn't great, but he has five points in his last five games, and should continue to produce at a high rate despite his team's struggles.

12/11/2013

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Notches Two Points

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his seventh goal and had the primary assist on Jordan Eberle's power-play winner in overtime Tuesday against Carolina.
Analysis: RNH has largely delivered the goods in terms of points this season, with 24 in 30 games, but his minus-12 rating has certainly hurt fantasy owners. Those in leagues that count face-off wins had to be excited by his performance at the dot on Saturday, winning 18 of 25, but he took a step back there Tuesday, coming away with just eight of 22.

11/22/2013

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM OIlers' Nugent-Hopkins Gathers Three Helpers

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OIlers' Nugent-Hopkins Gathers Three Helpers

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins delivered three assists in Thursday's win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Prior to Tuesday's tilt with the Blue Jackets, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had been stuck in a three-game scoring skid, but now seems to be clicking with his linemates. He has five assists in the Oilers' last two contests to overtake Jordan Eberle for the team lead with 13 helpers on the season.

10/26/2013

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Gathers Two Assists

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins Gathers Two Assists

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins assisted on two goals in Saturday's loss to the Coyotes.
Analysis: Despite the absence of top-line talent Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has continued to click with new linemate Nail Yakupov, amassing seven points over his last four contests. His plus/minus rating remains stuck at an ugly minus-7, but that's mostly a product of having underperforming goalies Devin Dubnyk or Jason LaBarbera behind him in the net each night.

10/25/2013

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Rough Night For Oilers, Nugent-Hopkins

News: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins finished without a point in Thursday's 4-1 loss to Washington, posting six shots on goal and a minus-4 rating.
Analysis: This evening in northern Alberta was not ideal for RNH and his linemates, Jordan Eberle and Nail Yakupov, each of whom also finished a minus-4. A poor plus-minus rating is a caveat most owners accepted when deploying RNH into their lineups; His production has come in bunches this season, with three multi-point games which have accounted for seven of his eight points. He's going to see plenty of scoring chances, and if he stays healthy, his plus-minus will be outweighed by his point production.