Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Afternoon Player Notes in the Draft (Oct 27)
As play was started for Week Four on Monday night, the Edmonton Oilers announced that they placed non-pool defenseman Griffin Reinhart on the IR with an undisclosed injury and in his place, they have recalled rookie defenseman Darnell Nurse. Nurse wasn't quite able to make it out of training camp with the big club, but after a few weeks and six AHL games, the 20-year old rearguard gets his chance to possibly crack the lineup for his first NHL regular season game.
This recall means that his projected games gets added to John S.'s totals this week and John has a chance at possibly entering the rookie scoring race. Since there was no word on how long Reinhart would be out of the Oilers lineup, there's not much in the way of telling how long Nurse is expected to be up.