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Nugent-Hopkins scores in opener

by Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers

Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal to help lead Team North America to a 4-0 win over Team Europe in each team's first World Cup pre-tournament tune-up.

Connor McDavid  , who was named captain of Team North America prior to the game, led all North American forwards with 19:42 of icetime but was held off the scoresheet.

Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist and Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals for the other North America goals.

Matt Murray stopped all 23 shots he faced for the shutout victory.

Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl   suited up for Team Europe. He had no shots on goal in 12:31 of icetime.

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