Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to miss at least two games with hand injury

Edmonton Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93). (Jason Franson/CP)

The Edmonton Oilers will be without centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for at least two games — including Sunday’s clash against the Arizona Coyotes — due to a hand injury.

Sam Gagner will replace Nugent-Hopkins in the lineup against the Coyotes, according to Oilers play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels.

It’s unclear when Nugent-Hopkins suffered the injury. He skated more than 18 minutes during Saturday’s win over the Vegas Golden Knights and picked up one assist.

Nugent-Hopkins has 16 points in 25 games this season.

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