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Oilers' Darnell Nurse suspended for Game 6 for head-butting Kings' Phillip Danault - The Athletic

The Oilers are down 3-2 heading into Thursday’s Game 6 at Los Angeles. In this series, Nurse has two points while averaging 21:45 of action per game.

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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse has been suspended one game for head-butting Kings forward Phillip Danault in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. The Oilers are down 3-2 heading into Thursday’s Game 6 at Los Angeles.

The play occurred 19:50 into the second period after the Kings fired a shot on goal and Oilers goaltender Mike Smith made the save. Nurse was not penalized on the play.

Danault sayed in the game and scored in the third period. Adrian Kempe scored in overtime to give Los Angeles a 5-4 win and the series lead.

Nurse had 35 points in 71 games this season while averaging 25:03 of ice time per game. In this series, he has two points and is a plus-5 while averaging 21:45 of action per game.

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