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Oilers' Nugent-Hopkins leaves game with upper-body injury

Associated Press

1/2/2012 10:12:15 PM

CHICAGO -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has left the Edmonton Oilers' game against the Chicago Blackhawks with an upper-body injury.

The Oilers announced the injury during the second period Monday night but it was unclear when it occurred.

The No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft, Nugent-Hopkins began the day leading NHL rookies with 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists).