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As impressive as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been in his first seven NHL games, the rookie sensation has no guarantee he will remain in the big leagues all season.
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As impressive as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been in his first seven NHL games, the rookie sensation has no guarantee he will remain in the big leagues all season. Nugent-Hopkins leads rookies with five goals and seven points, but the 18-year-old center, taken by the Edmonton Oilers with the No. 1 pick in this year's draft, still can't yet claim a permanent address.

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins could be headed to juniors

As impressive as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been in his first seven NHL games, the rookie sensation has no guarantee that he will remain in the big leagues all season.

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins could be headed to juniors

As impressive as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been in his first seven NHL games, the rookie sensation has no guarantee that he will remain in the big leagues all season.

Oilers rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins still unsure if he will stick in NHL all season

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Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could be headed to juniors

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Stay Or Go Time

from TSN, Once a junior-eligible rookie appears in 10 NHL games, the first year of his entry-level contract is used up so the nine-game mark is decision time. Those decisions, however, do not affect any players’ eligibility for the World Junior Hockey Championship. So even if a player were to stay in the NHL now, he could still be loaned to his national team for the holiday tournament...

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Oilers 2, Rangers 0

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Khabibulin, Oilers blank road-weary Rangers

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 shots, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as the Oilers beat the road-weary Rangers 2-0 on Saturday night.

Khabibulin, Oilers shut out Rangers 2-0

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 shots in his 44th NHL shutout, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the road-weary New York Rangers 2-0 on Saturday night.

Road-Weary Rangers Shut Out by Oilers

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 shots, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as the Oilers beat the Rangers.

Khabibulin, Oilers shut out Rangers 2-0

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 shots, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the road-weary New York Rangers 2-0 on Saturday night.

Khabibulin, Oilers shut out Rangers

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 shots and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers blanked the New York Rangers 2-0 on Saturday.
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