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Edmonton Darnell Oilers assign 2013 draft pick Nurse to AHL Oklahoma City Barons

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers assigned defenceman Darnell Nurse to the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons, the NHL team announced Wednesday.

Nurse, the Oilers’ first-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, had 13 goals, 37 assists, and 91 penalty minutes this season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

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The Hamilton native posted eight points with three goals and five assists in nine playoff games.

The 19-year-old has spent three seasons with the Greyhounds, registering 101 points (26 goals and 75 assists) and 268 penalty minutes in 185 games.