Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 8 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice and registered an assist in Edmonton's 4-3 overtime win over Pittsburgh Friday night.

Nugent-Hopkins got the game winner when he took a cross-crease feed from Jordan Eberle and beat rookie goaltender Jeff Zatkoff during a 4-on-3 power play. Nugent-Hopkins now has 13 goals and 22 assists in 45 games this season. Defenseman Anton Belov scored his first goal of the season and Taylor Hall also tallied for the Oilers. Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz both added two helpers in the victory.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 8 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins found the back of the net on Saturday.

Nugent-Hopkins now has 10 goals and 30 points in 39 games this season. He should be able to maintain that pace and consequently finish the campaign with around 60 points.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 8 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory Thursday night.

Nugent-Hopkins has three goals and five points in his last six games. He's well on his way to reaching the 60-point mark for the first time in his career.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime victory.

Nugent-Hopkins has seven goals and 17 assists in 30 games this season. That puts him on pace to end up with a little over 60 points, which is a fair expectation for him if he can stay healthy.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins won 17 of 25 face offs on Saturday.

Nugent-Hopkins usually is poor on the draw as the great performance on Saturday only raised his winning percentage to 41.4 this season as he has now won 189 of 456 face offs. Nugent-Hopkins has six goals and 22 points in 29 games but his minus-12 rating hurts his fantasy value.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has a goal and seven assists during his current five game point streak.

Nugent-Hopkins has returned to his rookie season form as he now has 21 points in 25 games after suffering through an injury-plagued season in 2013 as he had only 24 points in 40 games. Look for Nugent-Hopkins to get a point-a-game the rest of the way and he is talented enough to do better than that in future seasons.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins found the back of the net in Edmonton's 3-0 win Thursday.

That extended Nugent-Hopkins' point streak to four games. He has now reached the 20-point mark in 24 contests this season. If he can stay healthy, he should end up with 60-70 points.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has an assist in Edmonton's 5-1 loss to Chicago.

Nugent-Hopkins is now on a three-game point streak with six assists over that span. He has five goals and 19 points in 23 games this season.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded three assists in Edmonton's 4-1 win over Florida.

Nugent-Hopkins has gotten five points in his last two games. That's helped him largely erase his recent cold stretch, giving him 18 points in 22 contests this season.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C EDM 9 Months

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins snapped a three-game point drought on Tuesday.

Nugent-Hopkins recorded two assists, giving him 15 points in 21 contests this season. He also had a plus-two rating on Tuesday, which helped push him a bit further away from the NHL's plus/minus basement. He now has a minus-11 rating while teammate Nail Yakupov has a league-worst minus-14.