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Leon Draisaitl Gives Darnell Nurse an Earful in Overtime After Careless Play

Published April 18, 2023 at 3:41 PM
BY SKY

The NHL playoffs are always full of intense moments, but last night's Oilers vs. Kings game took frustration to a whole new level. In the first round matchup, tensions boiled over in overtime when Leon Draisaitl set up Darnell Nurse for a potential game-winning goal. However, Nurse, who is not known for his offensive skills, opted to take a shot on goal instead of passing back to Draisaitl, who was left wide open.

The move left Draisaitl visibly frustrated, as he skated back to the bench and gave Nurse an earful. The exchange was caught on camera, showing Draisaitl shouting at Nurse while gesturing towards the ice.


While the Oilers ultimately lost the game, the incident raises questions about team chemistry in high-pressure situations. Will the frustration linger or can the Oilers regroup and come back stronger in game two? Only time will tell in what is shaping up to be a thrilling playoff series.


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