The details are a little fuzzy, so much so that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins can't even remember the specifics of the assignment.

But the Edmonton Oilers rookie centre does remember acing his grade school project on Maurice Richard.

"I don't remember why we did it, I think it was just a project on somebody you looked up to, but it was my best project. I was just so interested in it," he said of his Grade 5 report.