Nurse has been out since December 1. He has been a plus possession player in minutes with Matthew Benning and Eric Gryba (below stats from Corsica Hockey:
#Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli announces Darnell Nurse underwent surgery to repair ankle ligament & bone damage. He will miss up to 12 weeks.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) December 12, 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016
Lucic on Nurse Injury: It Sucks
Eloquently, and simply put, but Milan Lucic, who was talking to media about the fact that Darnell Nurse underwent ankle surgery and will miss 12 weeks. "It sucks for him and it sucks for us." Nurse, 21, is a highly regarded defenseman who is considered to have tremendous upside. He was 3-2-5 in 25 games this season.