|October 17, 2014: Oilers Return Nurse To Junior Level|
Nurse was returned to his junior team at OHL Sault Ste. Marie on Friday.
|October 14, 2014: Oilers' Nurse To Make NHL Debut Tuesday|
Coach Dallas Eakins confirmed that Nurse would be in the lineup Tuesday against the Kings, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.The No. 7 overall pick of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Nurse had been a healthy scratch for the Oilers' first two games this season, but an injury to Jeff Petry will pave the way for him to make his NHL debut. It's unlikely that the Oilers will ask Nurse to be a direct replacement for Petry on the team's top pairing, so look for him to instead work in tandem with Mark Fayne.
|October 13, 2014: Oilers' Nurse (Undisclosed) Day-To-Day|
Nurse (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day but could play Tuesday against the Kings.Nurse is apparently dealing with some sort of injury, but the fact that there's a chance he could play Tuesday indicates it's nothing serious.
|October 8, 2014: Oilers' Nurse To Sit Out Opener|
Nurse will likely be a healthy scratch for Thursday's season opener against the Flames.With Nikita Nikitin (ankle) cleared to return to action Thursday, there won't be room for either Nurse and fellow blue line prospect Oscar Klefbom to slot into the lineup. Both youngsters would stand to benefit from playing regularly, so if Nurse continues to rot in the press box in the games to come, a demotion back to the minors would seem likely.
|October 5, 2014: Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse to start year with Oilers|
The Edmonton Oilers are going to give their most recent first-round picks a shot at the NHL by keeping Darnell Nurse and Leon Draisaitl with the big club to start the season.