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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins  #93

NUMBER: 93 BIRTHDATE: April 12, 1993  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Burnaby, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: EDM / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)    Prospect Bio
CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2020-21
 
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:
-He is 10 assists away from his 100th career NHL assist.
-Leads the Oilers in power play points (20)
 
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Played his 1st career NHL game and scored his 1st career NHL goal (GTG) on Oct. 9/11 vs PIT
- First career hat trick on Oct. 15/11 vs VAN (fastest EDM rookie to record a hat trick)
- Named NHL Rookie of Month for October and November (16 pts in NOV)...only one of 3 Oilers to do so; others were Kurri and Anderson
- Posted 5 assists on Nov. 19 vs CHI (1st rookie since John Tavares to record 5 points and 1st 18-year-old in NHL history to record 5 assists)
 
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
- Represented Team Canada as an alternate captain at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Scored game winning goal in the gold medal game vs. USA.
- Played in the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship, where he lead the tournament in scoring with 15 points
WHL Rookie of the Year (2010) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2010) WHL East First All-Star Team (2011) NHL All-Rookie Team (2012)
Quote of the Day

I came into a team that had 65 points, that was at the bottom of the basement, a team that everybody wrote off as never going to be good. My goal is to go from the very bottom to the very top.

— Forward Brandon Dubinsky on signing a six-year contract extension with the Columbus Blue Jackets