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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a goal on three shot attempts during a 4-3 loss to Montreal. It was his first game back from an upper-body injury which caused him to miss the past four games.
Getting Nugent-Hopkins back from injury is huge for the Oilers who sit in the third spot in the Scotia North division with 10 games remaining. This season he has 13 goals and 16 assists in 41 games played.
Nugent-Hopkins' third period goal gave Edmonton a 2-1 lead but they could not hold it and lost 3-2 in overtime on Monday.
Now on a six-game streak, this forward is a reliable source of points for his owners at 61 in 64 games (+2).
Nugent-Hopkins helped Connor McDavid in the third period as the Oilers defeated Columbus 4-1.
On a five-game streak and at 60 points in 63 games (+2), fantasy players can't go wrong with this forward.
Nugent-Hopkins scored in the second period of the 4-3 loss to Chicago.
On a four-game streak and going at almost a point-a-game pace (59 in 62), this forward is well worth picking up in fantasy.
Nugent-Hopkins made it 1-0 in the second period with a power-play goal, and assisted Alex Chiasson with the Oilers winning 2-1 goal in overtime on Tuesday.
Now on a three-game streak, the forward is a steady performer for his team and fantasy owners at 58 points in 61 games.