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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins won't return

Updated: April 21, 2013, 1:38 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will miss the final five games of the season with a shoulder injury.

The team says Sunday on its Twitter account that Nugent-Hopkins is flying to Cleveland to have his shoulder examined and that surgery is likely.

After an impressive rookie season, Nugent-Hopkins' numbers were slightly down this year with just four goals and 20 assists in 40 games. He had 18 goals and 34 assists in 64 games in his first NHL season after ...

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