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RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS RUMORS

The Edmonton Oilers Now Need A Center Or Two

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, Edmonton’s roster right now holds only Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at first-line centre, and Boyd Gordon on the fourth-line. Is general manager Craig MacTavish counting on newly minted draft pick Leon Draisaitl to play No. 2 centre in the NHL as an 18-year-old this fall? Or does the timing of this trade suggest that MacTavish has already landed...
Via Kukla's Korner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins got a stick stuck in between his visor and helmet last night

(Sorry for the quality, will update when better media becomes available) Here’s a pretty funny moment from last night’s Oilers-Panthers game in Edmonton; During the first period, Oilers youngster Ryan Nugent-Hopkins found himself in a bit of a situation – Tomas Fleischmann’s stick snaked under his visor and got wedged under the helmet. Hopkins tried to get the stick free...
Via The Nosebleeds
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers GM telegraphed teams plans for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins a year ago

It was to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins almost half a lifetime ago. “My second year of Pee Wee” he said. That was the year he didn’t play hockey because his parents couldn’t afford the costs involved. Thursday The Nuge signed a seven-year extension to his entry-level contract which will pay him $42 million. “Obviously things have changed a lot.” When you were a kid who couldn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers, Nugent-Hopkins could finish deal soon

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins can’t play any games right now but that doesn’t mean he can’t sign a new deal that will guarantee he plays many more games with the Edmonton Oilers. The centreman who is recovering from shoulder surgery is closing in on a new deal. RNH’s agent Rick Valette spent some time at Rexall Place on Monday and was seen in the stands with Edmonton GM Craig MacTavish...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

10 key NHL players who are recovering from injuries

Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had great expectations for the 2012-13 season. But a nagging shoulder limited his effectiveness and he struggled mightily for a disappointing team.Now he recovering from shoulder surgery and preparing for the start of training camp. Nugent-Hopkins will initially be limited to non-contact drills. It remains to be seen if he will miss some...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers unsure if Nugent-Hopkins will be ready for opener

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins underwent shoulder surgery in April to repair a torn labrum. The injury had plagued him for years so there’s reason to be hopeful that he’ll be better than ever when he returns. The question now is when that return will be. Nugent-Hopkins initially expressed confidence that he would be “good to go” for the start of the season. The Edmonton Oilers remain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Nugent-Hopkins: A better hockey player after surgery

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins delivered a brilliant effort in his rookie campaign -- even though his season was ultimately cut short by 20 games due to injury. Still, when the dust had settled, he had mustered 52 points in 62 games -- all as an 18-year old. His sophomore year wasn't nearly as productive though, as he managed just four goals an d 20 assists in 40 games.  Those 20 assists...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins out for season

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will miss the final five games of the season with a shoulder injury. The team says Sunday on its Twitter account that Nugent-Hopkins is flying to Cleveland to have his shoulder examined and that surgery is likely. After an impressive rookie season, Nugent-Hopkins' numbers were slightly down this year with just four goals and 20 assists...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nugent-Hopkins’ first NHL season impresses peers

NASHVILLE – Before the season there were doubts as to whether Edmonton Oilers rookie – and first overall selection in the 2011 draft – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would be NHL-ready. As his first season winds down, he has left no doubt in the minds of his teammates and players around the league that he has all the makings of becoming an elite player – if he isn’t already.If there...
Via Red Light District Hockey
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Oilers C Nugent-Hopkins to get shoulder evaluated

Edmonton Oilers rookie center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins flew back to Edmonton on Wednesday to have his injured shoulder evaluated. Nugent-Hopkins injured his left shoulder when he tripped into the boards in Monday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The No. 1 overall pick in last June's draft, Nugent-Hopkins is the leading rookie scorer with 13 goals and 22 assists in 38 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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