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Western Pacific Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
29-15-5 63
28-18-7 63
29-18-4 62
28-18-4 60
24-17-9 57
20-26-3 43
15-25-11 41
16-29-5 37

2022 Stats

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Points
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Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
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Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 19 25 16 23:56 47

Top Darnell Nurse News

  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Distributes three helpers

    Nurse produced three assists, three shots on goal, a plus-3 rating, two hits and two PIM in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Blackhawks.

    Prior to Saturday, Nurse had managed just two helpers through 11 games in January. This was a big performance for the defenseman to get his offense back on track, but he'll have to wait until Feb. 7 versus the Red Wings to build on this effort. Nurse has six goals, 19 assists, 124 shots on net, 91 blocked shots, 83 hits, 47 PIM and a plus-16 rating through 50 contests overall.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Notches assist in win

    Nurse logged an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and five PIM in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Lightning.

    Nurse fought Corey Perry at the end of the first period. In the third, Nurse set up a Connor McDavid tally, which stood as the game-winner. With two assists over his last 10 games, Nurse's offense has gone cold again. He's at 22 points, 118 shots on net, 43 PIM, 81 hits, 87 blocked shots and a plus-12 rating through 47 appearances.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Garners helper in loss

    Nurse produced an assist and two PIM in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Kings.

    Nurse snapped a four-game point drought when he helped out on a Kailer Yamamoto tally in the first period. During that drought, Nurse went minus-1 with 14 hits and 12 shots on goal. The 27-year-old defenseman is up to 21 points, 104 shots on net, 77 blocked shots, 72 hits, 36 PIM and a plus-12 rating through 42 contests, putting him on pace to reach the 40-point mark for the second time in his career.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: One of each Friday

    Nurse scored a goal on four shots, added an assist, went plus-4, logged two PIM and added two hits in Friday's 7-2 win over the Kraken.

    Nurse's tally 3:55 into the game stood as the game-winner, and it chased Kraken goalie Philipp Grubauer from the contest. In the second period, Nurse set up Klim Kostin's second tally of the night. It's been an up-and-down December for Nurse, who now has three goals and four assists through 14 outings this month. The do-it-all blueliner has six tallies, 14 helpers, 91 shots on net, 73 blocked shots, 57 hits, 32 PIM and a plus-13 rating in 37 appearances this season.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Slides assist in overtime loss

    Nurse notched an assist and three shots on goal in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Predators.

    Nurse's defensive miscues have been an issue recently, but he's also earned two goals and three helpers through 10 outings in December. The 27-year-old set up a Jesse Puljujarvi tally in the first period Monday. Nurse has five goals, 13 assists, 77 shots on net, 62 blocked shots, 53 hits, 30 PIM and a plus-11 rating in 33 appearances as a well-rounded defenseman to roster in fantasy.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Scores opening goal

    Nurse scored a goal on six shots in the Oilers' 4-3 loss to Anaheim on Saturday.

    Nurse opened the scoring Saturday, firing a shot from the point that deflected off Max Comtois and past Lukas Dostal. This goal snapped a three-game pointless streak and was the fifth of the season for the blueliner. So far in the month of December, Nurse has two goals and four points in nine games. He should continue to see plenty of ice time playing on the Oilers' top defensive pairing.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Helpers in back-to-back games

    Nurse logged an assist, five shots on goal, five blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-2 win over the Wild.

    Nurse has assists in back-to-back games and five points over his last seven outings while going plus-7 in that longer span. The 27-year-old has contributed a little offense while remaining steady on the back end, but he's now gone four games without logging a hit. For the season, the Ontario native has four goals, 12 helpers, 61 shots on net, 53 blocked shots, 44 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-11 rating in 28 contests.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Generates assist Wednesday

    Nurse posted an assist and blocked two shots in Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Coyotes.

    Nurse helped out on the first of Connor McDavid's two goals in the third period. With a goal and an assist in four games to begin December, Nurse is still providing fairly steady offense. This blowout win allowed him some rest -- he played just 18:15 in the contest, the first time he's been under 20 minutes all year. The blueliner has put up 15 points, 56 shots on net, 48 blocked shots, 44 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 27 appearances.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Momentum-changing goal in win

    Nurse scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Canadiens.

    The Canadiens pushed back after a barrage of Oilers power-play goals in the second period. Nurse shifted the momentum back in Edmonton's favor with his goal in the final seconds of the middle frame, and it held up as the game-winner. The defenseman has gotten on the scoresheet in three of the last four games, and he's up to four goals, 14 points, 52 shots on net, 44 hits, 43 blocked shots, 24 PIM and a plus-8 rating through 25 outings. Saturday marked just the second time all season Nurse failed to record both a hit and a blocked shot in a game.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Draws helper in 500th game

    Nurse picked up an assist, went plus-4, took six shots on goal, blocked three shots and added two hits in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Blackhawks.

    Nurse made a great pass to set up Leon Draisaitl's goal in the first minute of the second period. This was Nurse's 500th career game, and he's earned 205 points so far. The defenseman has picked up four helpers in the last six contests and now has 13 points, 48 shots, 43 hits, 42 blocks, 22 PIM and a plus-7 rating in 23 outings this season.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Assists on overtime winner

    Nurse notched an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Panthers.

    Nurse snapped a three-game slump with the secondary assist on Leon Draisaitl's game-winner 22 seconds into overtime. With just three assists over his last nine games, Nurse isn't showing much consistency on offense. The 27-year-old blueliner is up to 12 points, 42 shots on net, 41 hits, 39 blocked shots, 22 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 22 outings. His all-around play will keep him in a top-pairing role even if his offense continues to be on the sparse side.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Registers two helpers

    Nurse posted a pair of assists, two shots on goal, three hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Golden Knights.

    Nurse set up the Oilers' pair of superstars, feeding Leon Draisaitl for a second-period goal and Connor McDavid for the game-winner in overtime. Offense has been streaky for Nurse this season -- he snapped a four-game drought Saturday, but he was on a four-game streak prior to that. This was his second multi-point effort of the campaign, and he's up to three goals, eight assists, 33 shots on net, 37 hits, 31 blocked shots, 20 PIM and a plus-4 rating through 18 contests.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Ups point streak to four games

    Nurse logged an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Capitals.

    Nurse is now on a four-game point streak, racking up a goal and three assists in that span. The defenseman set up a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins goal with 1:06 left in the third period Monday. Nurse's offense has been strong to begin 2022-23, with nine points and 23 shots on net through 13 contests. He's added 29 hits, 23 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-7 rating to maintain well-rounded non-scoring production.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Points in three straight games

    Nurse scored a goal on two shots, added two hits and went minus-2 in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Stars.

    Nurse got a goal back for the Oilers in the third period, but Jamie Benn replied on the power play just 20 seconds later. The goal was Nurse's third of the season, and he's added two assists in the last three games. The 27-year-old defenseman has eight points, 23 shots on net, 27 hits, 22 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-5 rating while continuing to thrive with top-pairing minutes.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Helpers in back-to-back games

    Nurse contributed an assist, four blocked shots and two hits in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Devils.

    Nurse has picked up four assists in his last six games. The 27-year-old defenseman has notably seen less than 22 minutes in back-to-back games -- he's still playing on the top pairing, so it's nothing to worry about, but he's averaged 23:28 per contest so far, down from 25:03 a year ago. The blueliner has seven points, 21 shots on net, 25 hits, 22 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-7 rating. Regardless of his ice time, he's still getting enough production to help in fantasy.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Slings assist in win

    Nurse posted an assist and three hits in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Predators.

    Nurse helped out on the first of Evander Kane's three goals in the game. With three assists in his last five outings, Nurse has maintained fairly steady offense. The defenseman is up to six points, 23 hits, 20 shots on net, 18 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 10 contests this season.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Generates another helper

    Nurse produced an assist, three blocked shots, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Blues.

    Nurse had a shot attempt deflect off Jesse Puljujarvi for the opening tally in this contest. This gave Nurse assists in consecutive games for the first time this season. The 27-year-old defenseman has provided solid all-around numbers with two goals, three helpers, 17 hits, 17 blocked shots, 12 shots on net, 10 PIM and a plus-4 rating through seven outings.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Provides helper Monday

    Nurse recorded an assist, five hits, four PIM, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 6-3 win over the Penguins.

    Nurse helped out on a Leon Draisaitl tally that gave the Oilers a two-goal lead late in the second period. The 27-year-old Nurse is off to a solid start with four points in six games. The physical defenseman has added 17 hits, 14 blocked shots, 11 shots on net, eight PIM and a plus-2 rating. The offense is a little better than usual, but he should continue to provide plenty of non-scoring production regardless of if he can keep up his scoring pace.

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  • Oilers' Darnell Nurse: Tallies in loss

    Nurse scored a goal on seven shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Sabres.

    Nurse tied the game at 1-1, finishing off a rush at 4:23 of the first period. He wasn't as successful defensively, but the blueliner has started the year in good form overall. He has two goals, one assist, nine shots on net, 10 blocked shots, six hits, four PIM and a plus-1 rating through three contests while holding down a top-pairing role. He's probably the Oilers' best all-around defenseman, so his usage should remain steady throughout the campaign.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 221 lbs
Birthplace: Hamilton, ON
Age: 28
Experience: 8
Shoots: Left