Taylor Hall has been given a clean bill of health and is set to report to the Oklahoma City Barons on Tuesday.
He will be on a two-week conditioning stint with the Barons before he gets into game action.
The winger, who turns 21 next month, has been recovering from a shoulder injury that caused him to miss the final 11 games of the season last year with Edmonton.
Like Nugent-Hopkins, this will be Hall's first taste of the AHL. Both players were drafted first overall and jumped directly to the National Hockey League.