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Oilers lose Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 'long-term' due to hand injury

01/18/2016 at 11:05pm EST

From Sportsnet's Scott Lewis:

The Edmonton Oilers‘ win over the Florida Panthers Monday did not come without a loss.

Centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins suffered a significant hand injury and will be out of the lineup long-term, head coach Todd McLellan announced following the game.

Nugent-Hopkins left the game in the second period and did not return.

The 22-year-old has eight goals and 22 assists in 46 games this season.

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