NHL News: Department of Safety suspends Oilers’ Darnell Nurse One Game for Head-Butting

Darnell Nurse Edmonton Oilers in 2022. By All-Pro Reels – https www.flickr.com photos, CC BY-SA 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

NEW YORK (May 11, 2022) – Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse has been suspended for one game for head-butting Los Angeles Kings forward Phillip Danault during Game 5 of the teams’ First Round series in Edmonton on Tuesday, May 10, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:50 of the second period.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/t-277440360/c-11672815.


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