C - EDM
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins tallied his 30th assist of the year in a 7-3 loss to the Wild. He finished with a -1 rating, four SOG, and one block.
RNG has registered a point in four of his last five games. He has 37 points in 43 games and remains a excellent starting option.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins provided an assist on Nurse's goal in the first period during the Oilers' 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Nugent-Hopkins now has 28 assists and 34 points in 39 games played. He has been a solid fantasy player so far but has seen his playing time decrease as the season goes on.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins provided an assist on Connor McDavid's power-play goal at the end of the first period and then scored twice in three minutes during the third period during the Oilers' 5-3 win over the Capitals.
Perhaps more than any others, Nugent-Hopkins is reaping the benefits of the shake up in lines since the arrival of Evander Kane. While he leads the third line in regular time, he quarterbacks the top power-play line with Kane, Connor McDavid, and Leon Draisaitl. The 28-year-old has seven points in his last five games and heads into the All-Star Break with significant momentum for increased offense, building on his 33 points going forward. If fantasy managers can swing a trade for him, he is a great candidate for usurping his first-half production.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the Oilers' fourth goal early in the second period during their dominant 7-2 win over the Canadiens.
Nugent-Hopkins was all over the scoresheet, finishing with one goal, one assist, two PIM, and a +3 for the evening. He now finds himself on the third line alongside Zach Hyman and Zack Kassian, but he remains on the power-play rotation for now. In any case, he still has plenty of fantasy value for managers.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two assists on Friday in a 4-3 loss to the Seattle Kraken. The second assist was Nugent-Hopkins 500th career point.
Nugent-Hopkins hasn't been scoring a ton this season but has been racking up the assists. He now has 20 assists in 22 games this season.