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Oilers Nation Oct 20, 2017

Who’s Number One?

Each fall since 2010, Edmonton Oilers fans gather around the bar, or fridge, or bar fridge, and talk about the future. Sooner than later the topic of the great next hope arrives and most times it’s pretty easy to make the call. In 2010 it was Taylor Hall, followed by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov....
Oilers Nation Oct 12, 2017

RNH: Last year I wouldn’t have tried that play

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had zero goals in the first ten games last season. He finished with 18 goals in 82 games. He only had 12 goals in 55 games in 2016, which prorates to 17.8 over an 82-game season. Nugent-Hopkins has underperformed offensively the past two seasons, but so far this year he looks like he...
Oil On Whyte Oct 10, 2017

Edmonton Oilers: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Off to Great Start

Though the last couple of games haven’t been great for the Edmonton Oilers, centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been outstanding. To kick off the 2017-18 campaign, the 24-year-old has two goals in three games and appears much more improved from previous years. In fact, though it’s early, he is showing flashes of his former self, and […] Edmonton Oilers: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Off to Great Start - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oil On Whyte Oct 10, 2017

Edmonton Oilers: Room for Improvement After Loss to Jets

The Edmonton Oilers put in a strong effort and had 39 shots on goal, but fell 5-2 to the Winnipeg Jets Monday. Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the lone goals for Edmonton, and despite strong showings from Connor McDavid and company, it wasn’t enough to handle the Jets. Nikolaj Ehlers also shined brightly for […] Edmonton Oilers: Room for Improvement After Loss to Jets - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oilers Nation Oct 4, 2017

Adam Larsson named Alternate Captain

The Edmonton Oilers have solidified their leadership group for the 2017-18 season, naming Adam Larsson an Alternate Captain. In doing so, Larsson has become the first Swede in Oilers history to have a letter on his jersey. Larsson will join Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Milan Lucic as guys with an “A” while Connor McDavid continues to...
Oilers Nation Oct 2, 2017

Countdown to the season question #16: Career years for Oilers?

Last season, Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Patrick Maroon, Mark Letestu and Oscar Klefbom had career-best offensive seasons. Cam Talbot played 73 games. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins played all 82 games for the first time in his career. It is no surprise they finished with 103 points. Many players contributed and had excellent seasons. How many will have...

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