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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on CBC After Hours

It was very apparent through the entire Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers game on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has impressed more than just Oilers fans. Every time the panel would discuss the young centreman, it seemed as though each member was gushing over Nugent-Hopkins’ talent and what he has shown to this point.

Following the game, Nugent-Hopkins was the guest on After Hours with Scott Oakes and Darryl Reaugh. If you can hear through the crowd outside of the media booth, you can hear the calm responses of Nugent-Hopkins to a variety of twitter and general interest questions. There was even a special video question posed by Ryan from Boston who is apparently a big fan. It’s wonderful to see continued team bonding and the sense of humour that players like Whitney bring to the team.

Part 1 - A special video question

Part 2- More tweet questions and Ryan Whitney gets a mention

Nugent-Hopkins admits that in junior he was called Hoppy and in Edmonton it has been Nuge. There are some fans that are attempting to get other nicknames popular, such as Nuggets, but RNH and Nuge are likely here to stay.

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How do you embed these videos into a blog?

Thanks for the post, was looking for this.

(see what fans are saying at http://www.oilogosphere.com/)

Posted by Raine Snow on 10/16/11 at 07:18 PM ET

Lisa Brown's avatar

Raine, I just use the embedded code. If you double click on any video I post, you should be directed back to the source.

You’re welcome. I figured many people may have missed this, and it was worth sharing.

Posted by Lisa Brown on 10/16/11 at 09:30 PM ET

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