Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins falls under pressure from Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows during second period NHL action at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alta. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. (Amber Bracken/Edmonton Sun)
No Nuge is bad news for the Edmonton Oilers.
With pivots Shawn Horcoff and Eric Belanger already injured, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins became the latest centre iced Wednesday.
Nugent-Hopkins is once again having shoulder problems and won’t be available for tonight’s home game with the Dallas Stars (4-5-1).