Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM Aug 05 '78
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is getting a lot better in face offs.
Face offs were a weak part of Nugent-Hopkins game in the NHL last season as he had an efficiency rating of only 37.5 percent. He was much improved on Tuesday as he won 17 of 23 draws at the face off dot for a percentage of 73.9 and is now at 54.9 percent on the season. "I came here with the attitude this was an opportunity for me to get better in a lot of areas. Especially faceoffs," RNH said. "I've been working on strategy, technique and quickness."