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Stronger, wiser Nurse ready to claim job on Oilers’ blue-line

Physically, Darnell Nurse has changed, adding almost 15 pounds since the Edmonton Oilers selected him seventh overall in the 2013 draft. Mentally? Mentally, he says he’s stronger after working through the disappointment of not making the NHL roster out of his first training camp — a setback that was later trumped by the fact that he didn’t make the final cut for Canada’s...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Julie Robenhymer: You Asked, I Answered! Part Two

Question from Kevin H: What do u think of Darnell Nurse not being selected to Team Canada? Picking Team Canada has now become a gong show. The QMJHL has won the last three memorial cups and gets the least players as usual. The last fool to Coach Team Canada last year benched MacKinnon. He goes on to win the MVP in Memorial Cup and Canada does not get a medal. Also, we need a number...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Henderson: Prospect Nurse Left Off Team Canada

Edmonton Oilers prospect Darnell Nurse will not get the opportunity that he and the NHL club had hoped would be available to him when they sent him back to the OHL. Team Canada has released its selection camp roster here and Darnell Nurse is nowhere to be found on it. No doubt both he and the Oilers will be very disappointed by this news. One of the main experiences that Edmonton...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter Tessier: 2 to WJHC, Rumours and Game Day

The Winnipeg Jets got some good news away from the ice today as two players from the their 2013 draft were named to the opening 25 man WJHC roster. Josh Morrissey and Nic Petan were selected to come to camp and compete for the final roster. One key thing to note about Morrissey is that he was chosen ahead of much touted Oilers draftee Darnell Nurse, a player taken six spots before Morrissey....
Via HockeyBuzz
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse giving Oilers brass headaches with impressive play

The first rule of early pre-season games is just like the first rule of Fight Club: You don’t talk about early pre-season games. After all how much can you read into exhibition scrimmages involving line-ups that are one-third wide eyed juniors one-third AHLers and one third NHLers trying not to get hurt? Lots of guys look good in the first 10 days of an NHL training camp....
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Henderson: Taking The Pietrangelo Approach With Darnell Nurse

**My name is Matt Henderson and I am the newest addition to the HockeyBuzz family. I am otherwise known around the Oilogosphere as Archaeologuy from my twitter account and blog of the same name. I am excited to get started and I wont go into too much depth on my background except to say that I'm an Edmontonian through and through. I live here, work here, and went to University...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Prized Edmonton Oilers pick Darnell Nurse impresses in game against Vancouver Canucks

If it turns out that Wednesday’s outing against the Vancouver Canucks was the last for Darnell Nurse this pre-season the 18-year-old certainly left his mark. Nurse played almost 23 minutes second only to Justin Schultz and once again showed why the Edmonton Oilers snapped him up with the seventh pick overall in the June draft. He blocked shots in the 4-1 victory broke up two...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers sign Nurse to 3-year entry-level contract

The Edmonton Oilers announced Thursday that the team has agreed to terms with defenceman Darnell Nurse on a three-year entry level contract. Nurse 18 was the seventh overall selection in this year's NHL Draft after recording 41 points and 116 penalty minutes in 68 games with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. In six playoff games with the Greyhounds...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Oilers’ need for defensemen

As it has been said for the past years, the Oilers do not need any more help with their offense. After drafting three straight first overall forwards, their struggles are now coming from a lack of strong defense. With Darnell Nurse potentially filling in a huge role for their defense, it looks to be a step in the right direction. The Toronto Maple Leafs are now considering trading...
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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