In 2013, the Oilers used their 7th overall pick to draft a tall, lanky, athletic defenseman with top four potential. After two more seasons of grooming in the OHL and 20+ lbs of added weight, Darnell Nurse has filled out into an all-around, physical two-way d-man who is the Oiler’s best bet of a future top pairing defenseman. 997 more words
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Defenseman Andre Benoit has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues.
From the press release:
Benoit, 31, dressed in 59 regular season games with the Buffalo Sabres last season, posting nine points (one goal, eight assists) and 20 penalty minutes. 93 more words
A pair of elimination games highlight the National Hockey League schedule Friday, whereas the series between the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild is deadlocked at 2-2 and has the makings to be a seven-game barn burner. 493 more words
Following Wednesday’s 6-1 whipping of Minnesota in Game 4 of their opening round series, Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock had a telling quote:
“This is our game. 280 more words