Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins won't play Tuesday in Vancouver, but another one of the NHL's top rookies will be on the ice for the Canucks.
Cody Hodgson looks to stay hot and help the Canucks hand the Oilers a sixth consecutive road loss in a matchup of teams at opposite ends of the Western Conference standings.
After playing 20 games during the regular season and playoffs for Vancouver in 2010-11, Hodgson has appeared in all 48 contests this season and ranks among the team's top scorers with 13 goals and 16 assists.
Hodgson, who turns 22 next month, has seven goals and seven assists in his last 16 games. Two of those goals came Saturday during a 4-3 home win over San Jose.
"Everybody wants to contribute and do well,'' Hodgson said. "It doesn't matter who gets the goals on the team, we just want to play well and come out with a win.''
With 29 points, Hodgson ranks fourth in the NHL among rookies - six back of leader Nugent-Hopkins. However, the young stars will not get the cha...