Ryan Nugent-Hopkins News
Nugent-Hopkins (concussion) is expected to return to the Oilers lineup on Saturday.
Nugent-Hopkins (concussion) skated on Monday but will not play vs. the Ducks.
The Oilers have activated Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (hand) from IR; expected to play on Saturday.
Nugent-Hopkins will miss 6-8 weeks with a hand injury.
Nugent-Hopkins will miss at least six weeks with a hand injury that he suffered on Monday night. He could be out for two months, which is a huge blow for the Oilers, who are expected to get Connor McDavid back in early February.
Nugent-Hopkins will be out long-term with a hand injury he suffered on Monday.
Nugent-Hopkins suffered a hand injury after blocking a shot in Monday’s win over the Panthers. Nugent-Hopkins will miss an extended period of time and Connor McDavid is still sidelined, so the Oilers are left with just four healthy centres, Leon Draisaitl, Mark Letestu, Matt Hendricks and Anton Lander.
Nugent-Hopkins (illness) returned to practice on Tuesday.
Nugent-Hopkins returned to practice on Tuesday after missing Saturday’s game and Monday’s practice. RNH’s return to the ice is a good sign that he is feeling well enough to return to the lineup on Wednesday.
Nugent-Hopkins missed Monday’s practice with an illness.
Nugent-Hopkins missed Saturday’s game and now Monday’s practice, which clouds his status for Wednesday’s game vs. the Blackhawks. Monitor RNH’s status as the week progresses.
Nugent-Hopkins (lower-body) is doubtful for Tuesday.
Nugent-Hopkins is in danger of missing his second straight game with a lower-body injury. Monitor his status in the morning skate, but it doesn’t look like he will be available vs. the Kings.
Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) will play on Friday vs. Vancouver.
Nugent-Hopkins missed the last two games, but will be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Canucks. The first line rushes he took were with Nail Yakupov and Teddy Purcell, but then he was reportedly between Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall at the end of practice, so expect him to be in his usual spot on the top-line. He has one assist in two games.
Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) appears ready to return to the Oilers lineup.
Nugent-Hopkins is on the ice for the Oilers morning skate and is participating in line rushes, which suggests he will return to the lineup tonight after missing the last two games. RNH is skating on the third line with Nail Yakupov and Teddy Purcell. Monitor his status following the morning skate.
Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) is skating this afternoon; but will not play tonight.
Nugent-Hopkins skated on Tuesday but missed yesterday's game against the Kings and will not play tonight vs. the Coyotes. However, it is a positive sign that he has skated two days in a row, so consider him day-to-day.
Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) will not play Tuesday; listed as day-to-day.
Nugent-Hopkins was reportedly injured on a hit in the Vancouver game on Saturday. He won't play tonight and should be considered questionable for tomorrow's game. Mark Arcobello will centre the top line with RNH out.
Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed) is on the ice for the morning skate, but not taking part in line rushes.
RNH missed practice on Monday with an undisclosed and is not practicing on any particular line this morning, which would suggest he is not playing tonight. Mark Arcobello is skating in his spot on the top-line, so if RNH can't go expect that the be the case tonight. We will get an update following the skate.
Nugent-Hopkins shoulder seemed to be fine last night as he played 28+ minutes in his first action of the season.
RNH recorded six shots and had a power-play goal in the Oilers comeback win. After a successful rookie season, his sophomore year was nothing to write home about. One-goal in one-game is a solid way to start the season for the 2011 first overall pick.