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Canada Darnell Nurse

#25 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 22/23
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Austin Farley 6 5 4 9
2. Tomas Zaborsky 6 5 3 8
3. Kale Kerbashian 6 4 4 8
4. Robby Jackson 5 3 5 8
5. Samuel Takac 5 2 6 8
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
27
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Contract
29/30
Cap Hit
$9,250,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time Hlinka Gretzky Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time OHL Second All-Rookie Team 1
1-time OHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Third All-Star Team 1

Nurse is a strong two-way defenseman with good size and mobility. Plays a very solid game, good positioning and rarely makes any mistakes. Enjoys playing physical.

Uncle: Donavon McNabb (former NFL player)
Sisters: Kia Nurse, Tamika Nurse
Cousins: Elijah Nurse, Issac Nurse, Sarah Nurse

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Don Mills Flyers U15 AAA GTHL U15 - - - - - - |
2010-11 Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA GTHL U16 38 11 18 29 72 - |
St. Michael's Buzzers OJHL 2 0 0 0 4 - |
2011-12 Soo Greyhounds OHL 53 1 9 10 61 -15 |
Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 5 1 2 3 8 - |
Canada U18 WJC-18 7 0 0 0 14 4 |
2012-13 Soo Greyhounds “A” OHL 68 12 29 41 116 15 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 6 -1
2013-14 Soo Greyhounds “C” OHL 64 13 37 50 91 1 | Playoffs 9 3 5 8 12 -2
Oklahoma City Barons AHL 4 0 1 1 0 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 7 1
2014-15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Soo Greyhounds “C” OHL 36 10 23 33 58 18 | Playoffs 14 3 5 8 26 9
Oklahoma City Barons AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 0 4 4 4 3
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 6 8 |
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 3 7 10 60 -13 |
Bakersfield Condors AHL 9 0 2 2 7 2 |
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL 44 5 6 11 33 0 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 6 0
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 6 20 26 67 15 |
Canada WC 10 0 1 1 4 -1 |
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 10 31 41 87 -5 |
Canada WC 10 2 2 4 8 8 |
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 71 5 28 33 48 -2 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 6 -3
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 56 16 20 36 57 27 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 0
2021-22 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 71 9 26 35 54 18 | Playoffs 15 2 4 6 26 5
2022-23 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL - - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 Team Ontario “C” CWG 6 0 2 2 8 - |
Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA OHL Cup 7 2 3 5 18 - | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 12 -
2012-13 Canada U18 “A” Ivan Hlinka Memorial 5 0 0 0 4 2 |
2013-14 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2014-15 OHL All-Stars “C” Jr Super Series 2 0 1 1 2 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-06-06T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-04T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-02T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-31T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-26T21:50:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames
2022-05-24T21:50:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
2022-05-22T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
2022-05-20T22:45:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames
2022-05-18T21:50:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames
2022-05-14T22:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 13 0 3 3 0.23 7 1 | 2 7 0 5 5 0.71 11 4
CWG 1 6 0 2 2 0.33 8 - | 0
GTHL U15 1 - - - - - - - | 0
GTHL U16 1 38 11 18 29 0.76 72 - | 0
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 4 2 | 0
Jr Super Series 2 4 0 1 1 0.25 4 -1 | 0
NHL 9 477 54 138 192 0.40 406 38 | 4 36 2 9 11 0.31 40 2
OHL 4 221 36 98 134 0.61 326 19 | 3 29 7 13 20 0.69 44 6
OHL Cup 1 7 2 3 5 0.71 18 - | 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 12 -
OJHL 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 4 - | 0
WC 2 20 2 3 5 0.25 12 7 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 1 2 3 0.60 8 - | 0
WJC-18 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 14 4 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 6 8 | 0
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Strength
17
Agility
17
Speed
16
Puckhandling
16

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Connor McDavid (F) 2013-2023 10 Canada, Canada U20, Edmonton Oilers, OHL All-Stars
Oscar Klefbom (D) 2013-2023 10 Edmonton Oilers, Oklahoma City Barons
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (F) 2014-2023 9 Canada, Edmonton Oilers
Leon Draisaitl (F) 2014-2023 9 Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/06/2021
08/06/2021 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
02/10/2020
02/10/2020 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
09/17/2018
09/17/2018 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
07/25/2013
07/25/2013 Confirmed Soo Greyhounds Edmonton Oilers
06/16/2011
06/16/2011 Confirmed Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA Soo Greyhounds
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2011, 1 #3 overall by Soo Greyhounds in the OHL Priority Selection

2013 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #7 by FCHockey

Cult/Star player for Don Mills Flyers U15 AAA

Cult/Star player for Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA

Career Transactions
- 2013-07-05 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Edmonton Oilers | Full story

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