Edmonton Oilers Still Need Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Life has certainly been busy for the Edmonton Oilers this summer!

Oilers Still Need Ryan Nugent-HopkinsWhile the departure of Taylor Hall and additions of Adam Larsson, Milan Lucic, and Jesse Puljujarvi have made for a rather hectic last few weeks, there is one other player who has continually seen his name making the rounds in the NHL rumour mill.

That player would be none other than Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and barring some kind of ridiculous return, it was all but guaranteed we would be seeing the 2011 first overall pick wearing Orange and Blue come this October.

2012-13 Panini Rookie Anthology #41 Ryan Nugent-HopkinsHowever most hockey critics will tell you that the Edmonton Oilers Still Need Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

[ source: http://thehockeywriters.com/edmonton-oilers-still-need-ryan-nugent-hopkins/ ]

Despite the fact that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has only played in the NHL for less then five years, he has featured on over 1500 different hockey cards with a collector book value over $42,ooo according to Beckett Media