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Oilers' Nurse suspended three games for being aggressor

The NHL has suspended Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse three games for being the aggressor in a fight with Roman Polak of the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.The NHL announced the suspension Thursday.Nurse took exception to a hit Polak made on teammate Matt Hendricks and started fighting the Sharks defenseman before he dropped his gloves. Nurse was given a two-minute minor for...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Oilers' Nurse to have hearing for instigating fight

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse will have a hearing with the NHL's department of player safety for being the aggressor in an altercation with Roman Polak of the San Jose Sharks. The league announced that the hearing would be held Thursday. Nurse instigated a fight with Polak on Tuesday night, punching him before he had a chance to get his gloves...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse Leaves Roman Polak Bloody Mess After One-Sided ‘Fight’ (Video)

Darnell Nurse is not a dude you wanna mess with. Just ask Roman Polak. Nurse took exception to hit against an Edmonton Oilers teammate late in Tuesday night’s game with the San Jose Sharks. The big defenseman quickly sought out Polak, essentially jumping the recently acquired blue liner. Polak didn’t even get a chance to get his gloves off before Nurse started pounding him with...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse KOs opponent, and his dad loves it (Video)

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse earned the knockout in a fight during the third period of Thursday night's game in Ottawa, and his father loved every minute of it.It was only the second fight of Nurse's NHL career, but he proved that he could hold his own against Senators left winger Mike McCormick. Nurse knocked McCormick's helmet off and finished him with some huge uppercuts...
Via Holdout Sports
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse gets in a fight, and his dad loves it

Hockey fights are pretty brutal, but you have to have some sort of edge when your father is there cheering you on.That's exactly what happened to Edmonton Oilers' defenseman Darnell Nurse. Nurse and Ottawa Senators forward Max McCormick got into some sort of disagreement, and they began to throw some heavy punches. But, towards the end, Nurse clearly got the upper hand, and he had...
Via Fox Sports
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Oilers’ Darnell Nurse Pounds Max McCormick To His Parents’ Delight (Video)

Richard and Cathy Nurse were two proud parents Thursday night in Ottawa. Their son, Edmonton Oilers rookie defenseman Darnell Nurse, provided one of the many highlights in the Oilers’ 7-2 beatdown of the Senators, but it wasn’t a pretty goal or a nifty assist. No, in this particular game, the 21-year-old used his fists to make an impact. With Edmonton leading 6-2 in the third...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Hockey player gets into fight, parents go nuts cheering him on

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse played in his home province (Ottawa) on Thursday night, so his friends and family were able to see him play against the Senators. And they were lucky enough to watch the rookie defenseman beat the hell out of an opposing player. Nurse challenged Max McCormick in what was his second fight of the season, and it’s safe to say he won. Don...
Via The Sports Daily
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Darnell Nurse KO’s Max McCormick, Nurse’s father goes nuts

As a parent you are always going to be proud of your son, in hockey you also get to be proud of your son knocking the crap out of someone. Darnell Nurse got into only his second fight of his career but he made it a memorable one. To make it even better Nurse’s father was in the stands to take it all in. Can’t blame the man one bit, I would do the exact same thing. Poor McCormick...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Darnell Nurse pummels Rasmus Andersson

Darnell Nurse’s NHL career is just beginning, but it looks like he might be a player opposing teams won’t want to mess with. Watch as the Edmonton prospect pummels Calgary’s Rasmus Andersson during the Young Stars Tournament. The video below, courtesy of Reddit Hockey, loops a few times and does a great job of showing the carnage. Andersson may not want to watch these replays...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Darnell Nurse realistically make the Oilers this season?

Every single Edmonton Oilers fan is understandably ranting and raving about their generational-talented draft pick Connor McDavid. But there is one other first round draft pick in their possession they should be awfully excited for in defenseman Darnell Nurse.Nurse, drafted 7th overall in the 2013 draft, has all of the tools to be a standout NHL defenseman. He's got tremendous size...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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