SN MAILBAG: Hall, Carlson and the 2020 Draft The Edmonton Oilers announced that they have activated center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins from the injured reserve and will play against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.Nugent-Hopkins had missed the last two games with a hand injury. It’s unclear when or where he suffered the injury. The 26-year-old has not played since Nov. 23 against the Vegas Golden Knights and has missed Edmonton’s last six matchups. Colby Cave, who was recalled from the Bakersfield Condors in wake of the injury, has been reassigned to the AHL. Nuge’s 1st of the year & it’s a patented rocket of a wrister. 🚀 #LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/D4kumy7dom— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) October 17, 2019In 25 games this season, the Burnaby, B.C. native has five goals and 16 points.Zack Kassian is also set to make his return from injury on Sunday.