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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Born:April 12, 1993Draft:2011 Oilers #1 Overall
Hometown:Burnaby, BCPosition:C/LW
Known For:Nicknamed “Nuge”Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Edmonton Oilers

Ryan Jarromie Noel Nugent-Hopkins (born April 12, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and alternate captain for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed “Nuge” by Oilers fans, Nugent-Hopkins was selected first overall by the Oilers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Deeper Dive


  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Canada (2018)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2015)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team Canada (2013)
  • U20 WJC Best Forward (2013)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (2013)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (2012)
  • CHL Top Draft Prospect Award (2011)
  • CHL Top Prospects Game (2011)
  • Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal (2011)
  • WHL (East) First All-Star Team (2011)
  • CHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
  • WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Trophy) (2010)
  • BC U18 Player of the Year (2009)
  • BC U18 Champion (2009)
  • BC Hockey Minor Hockey Player of the Year (2008)
  • Western Canadian Bantam MVP (2008)
  • Western Canadian Bantam Silver Medal (2008)
  • Western Canadian Bantam Champion (2007)
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