|BIRTHPLACE:||Burnaby, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||EDM: 2011-1 overall|
|WHL Rookie of the Year (2010) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2010) WHL East First All-Star Team (2011) NHL All-Rookie Team (2012)|
Finished the season appearing in 62 games with 52 points (18G, 34A) and 16 PIM...was T-1st in NHL rookie scoring...led all rookies in PPG with 0.84...was named to 2011- 12 NHL Rookie Team...3rd on team scoring, 2nd in team assists... had 11 multi-point games...played in his 1st career NHL game and scored his 1st career NHL goal (GTG) on Oct. 9 vs PIT...had a hat trick on Oct. 15 vs VAN (fastest EDM rookie to record a hat trick)...recorded a goal and assist on Oct. 22 vs NYR...collected 2 assists on Oct. 30 vs STL...named NHL Rookie of the Month for October and November (16 pts in NOV)...only one of 3 Oilers to do so; others were Kurri and Anderson...posted 5 assists on Nov. 19 vs CHI (1st rookie since John Tavares to record 5 points and 1st 18-year-old in NHL history to record 5 assists)...left game on Jan. 2 @ CHI with injury...returned to action on Feb. 4 vs DET and scored shootout winner...left game on Feb. 6 @ TOR with shoulder injury...returned to action Feb. 25 vs PHX and scored a goal...had a goal (GWG) and assist on Mar. 14 vs CBJ...had 2 assists on Mar. 25 @ CBJ.
Appeared in 69 games with the Red Deer Rebels collecting 106 points (31G, 75A) and 51 PIM... in nine playoff games he had 11 points (4G, 7A)...was named to WHL East First All-Star Team...led his team in assists and points...was T-3rd in the WHL in points and was 1st in the league in assists...2009-10: Appeared in 67 games with the Rebels in the WHL where he had 65 points (24G,41A)...finished T-4th in WHL Rookie points...was named the Rookie of the Year in the WHL.
Represented Team Canada at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in which he served as an alternate captain on the team, and scored the game winning goal in the gold medal game against the United States. Nugent-Hopkins finished the tournament as Canada’s leading scorer with five goals and two assists in five games.