Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Signs Contract Extension with Oilers

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Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(EDMONTON) — The Edmonton Oilers signed center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million Thursday.

Nugent-Hopkins, 20, was entering the final year of his entry-level contract. The first pick in the 2011 NHL Draft had four goals and 24 assists last season.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Nugent-Hopkins has 22 goals and 54 assists in 102 career games. 

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