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Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Returning to action Sunday
Nurse (suspension) will return to the lineup for Game 6 versus Vegas on Sunday.
Nurse picked up an automatic one-game suspension in Game 4, as he instigated a fight in the last five minutes of regulation time, forcing him to miss Game 5 in Vegas on Friday. He has four assists, 35 hits, 27 blocked shots and 21 PIM in 10 playoff contests.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Given one-game suspension
Nurse will serve an automatic one-game suspension for instigating a fight within the final five minutes of regulation during Wednesday's 4-1 victory over Vegas.
The NHL had the option of overturning the automatic suspension, but chose not to, so Nurse will miss Game 5 of Edmonton's second-round series against Vegas on Friday. He has four assists, 21 PIM, 35 hits and 27 blocks in 10 playoff outings this year. Philip Broberg, who was a healthy scratch Wednesday, might draw back into the lineup in Nurse's absence.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Frustration boils over late
Nurse logged an assist, four hits, two blocked shots and 17 PIM in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 4.
Nurse snapped a four-game point drought with a helper on a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins tally in the second period. In the third, Nurse earned an instigator penalty, a fighting major and a 10-minute misconduct in a fight with Nicolas Hague. An instigator in the final five minutes of a game results in an automatic suspension, though it can be reviewed and rescinded, so there's still a chance Nurse will be available for Game 5 on Friday. He has four assists, 35 hits, 27 blocked shots and 21 PIM through 10 playoff contests.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Supplies two assists in Game 5
Nurse notched two assists, five hits, five blocked shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Kings in Game 5.
Nurse set up Evander Kane's power-play goal in the first period and added a secondary helper on a Nick Bjugstad tally in the second. While he hasn't had a huge impact on offense, Nurse is still playing a big physical role on the top pairing. He has three helpers, 15 hits, 19 blocked shots, nine shots on net and a plus-3 rating through five playoff contests.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Posts helper
Nurse logged an assist, six blocked shots, three hits, two shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Kings in Game 2.
Nurse ended a five-game point drought with the secondary helper on Derek Ryan's first-period tally. The 28-year-old Nurse was a big contributor across categories in the regular season, recording 43 points, 203 shots on net, 164 blocked shots, 146 hits, 64 PIM and a plus-26 rating. He'll continue to see big minutes on the Oilers' top defensive pairing, a role that should allow him plenty of chances to generate offense.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Puts away empty-netter
Nurse scored an empty-net goal and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Kings.
Nurse helped secure the win for the Oilers with his fourth goal in the last five games. The 28-year-old blueliner has benefited from the Oilers' league-leading offense in a career year with 12 goals and 43 points through 78 outings. He's added 192 shots on net, 155 blocked shots, 137 hits, 64 PIM and a plus-21 rating.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Sets new career high in points
Nurse scored a goal on seven shots, added two hits, blocked two shots and logged two PIM in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Ducks.
Nurse has five goals and five assists over his last 13 contests, though he doesn't have a multi-point effort in that span. His second-period tally Saturday stretched the Oilers' lead to 3-0. The defenseman is up to 11 goals and 42 points this season, setting a career high in the latter category. He's added 191 shots on net, 153 blocked shots, 136 hits, 64 PIM and a plus-20 rating through 77 appearances as one of the most well-rounded defensemen in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Ups point streak to six games
Nurse scored a goal on four shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Golden Knights.
Nurse put the Oilers ahead 4-3 at 6:01 of the second period. The goal was his 10th of the season -- he's now reached double digits three times in his career. He also matched his career high with 41 points while extending his point streak to six games (three tallies, three assists). The defenseman has added 181 shots on net, 149 blocked shots, 132 hits 62 PIM and a plus-19 rating through 75 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Point streak at five games
Nurse scored a shorthanded goal on four shots and blocked two shots in Monday's 5-4 win over the Coyotes.
Nurse put the Oilers ahead for the first time at 18:11 of the first period with a shortie. The defenseman has earned three shorthanded points for the second year in a row. He's also up to nine goals, 40 points, 177 shots on net, 131 hits, 147 blocked shots, 62 PIM and a plus-19 rating through 74 contests overall. Nurse has two goals and three assists during his five-game point streak.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Offers assist Saturday
Nurse produced an assist and four hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
Nurse is on a four-game point streak with two goals and two helpers in that span. The 28-year-old defenseman has 39 points, 173 shots on net, 130 hits, 145 blocked shots and a plus-20 rating through 73 contests overall. He continues to provide solid all-around production, which makes him a strong choice in most fantasy formats, especially when he's doing well on offense.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Deals helper in overtime win
Nurse notched an assist, four hits and three blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Nurse has a goal and two assists during his modest three-game point streak. The 28-year-old blueliner reached the 30-assist mark with a secondary helper on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' third-period equalizer. For the season, Nurse has 38 points (three shy of his career high), 172 shots on net, 144 blocked shots, 126 hits, 62 PIM and a plus-19 rating through 72 contests.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Wins it in overtime
Nurse scored a goal on four shots and added two hits in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks.
Nurse has two goals and three helpers over his last seven outings. Perhaps none of those points were bigger than his game-winning tally with 15 seconds left in overtime Tuesday after a back-and-forth regulation session. The 28-year-old defenseman has eight goals, including four game-winners, 29 assists, 171 shots on net, 141 blocked shots, 122 hits, 62 PIM and a plus-20 rating through 71 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Earns assist Saturday
Nurse posted an assist in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Kraken.
Nurse helped out on the first of Evander Kane's three goals in the game. It's been a solid March for Nurse, who has five points and a plus-3 rating over his last nine contests. The 28-year-old defenseman continues to lead the Oilers' blue line. He's at seven goals, 29 helpers, 167 shots on net, 140 blocked shots, 120 hits, 62 PIM and a plus-21 rating through 70 games.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Posts helper in win
Nurse notched an assist and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Senators.
Nurse helped out on Connor McDavid's empty-net goal with 2:13 left in the game. The 28-year-old Nurse has a goal and two helpers over his last four contests. For the season, the veteran defenseman is up to 35 points, 165 shots on net, 137 blocked shots, 118 hits, 62 PIM and a plus-21 rating through 68 outings. He has a reasonable chance to match or exceed his career high of 41 points from the 2018-19 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Scores game-winning goal
Nurse scored a goal on five shots, fueling the Oilers to a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday.
Nurse broke the 2-2 tie late in the third period of a shot from the point that beat Jeremy Swayman. This goal snaps a long goal drought for the defenseman, who scored for the first time in 29 games. On the season, Nurse has seven goals and 34 points in 66 games.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Posts assist Monday
Nurse logged an assist, two shots on goal, two hits, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 3-2 win over the Sabres.
Nurse has collected eight helpers over his last 13 outings in addition to his usual solid all-around contributions in non-scoring categories. The 28-year-old defenseman may get more favorable usage with Mattias Ekholm around to shoulder some of the defensive burden. Nurse has six goals, 33 points, 158 shots on net, 112 hits, 129 blocked shots, 58 PIM and a plus-19 rating through 65 appearances.... See More ... See Less
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