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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins sticking with club

Updated: October 3, 2011, 10:10 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Top overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will start the season with the Edmonton Oilers and is set to make his NHL debut against the Pittsburgh Penguins at home on Sunday.

The 18-year-old Nugent-Hopkins might yet end up back in junior hockey because Edmonton has roster decisions remaining.

"To be honest, all I know is I'm going to Jasper (Alberta)," Nugent-Hopkins said. "That's all I really know. They haven't really told me anything, so I'm just going to take it one ...

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