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Video: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores his first NHL goal

Oct 10, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins got his NHL career under way tonight at home against the Penguins and thanks to a little help from his friends, got on the board with his first NHL goal.

Nugent-Hopkins got a nice setup from Taylor Hall as he dished off a sweet backhand pass to Ales Hemsky for a touch pass to Nugent-Hopkins for the finish to beat Penguins goalie Brent Johnson. The goal proved to be the game-tying goal as the Oilers went on to win 2-1 in a shootout.

Are you ready for the future of Oilers hockey?  Look no further than seeing the last two top picks in the draft hooking up for this goal.

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