Darnell Nurse takes top spot in Edmonton Oilers Top 20
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02-26-2014, 05:15 PM
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No he is not.. Nurse isnt suppose to be an offensive Dman.. Look at Griffin Reinhart's stats since his draft. That is what I expected from Nurse + a lot of physical nastiness.
PPG from a defensive Dman was crazy.. Even Mitch Moroz isnt putting up PPG numbers.
There are not many Dmen that put PPG numbers especially if they bring more than just offense.
post draft season: Pietrangelo had 29pts in 36 games. Subban 46pts in 58GP
Reinharts a stay at home dman that didnt get a ton of PP time like Nurse has. Nurses skating and offensive abilty is also way better than Reinharts. Like I said obviously a PPG was an unrealistic expectation but he should easily exclipse that next year if he goes back.
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