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Oilers' Nurse to have Player Safety hearing

Supplemental discipline possible for incident with Sharks' Polak

by NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety /

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday for an incident with San Jose Sharks defenseman Roman Polak during a game Tuesday at Rexall Place.

The incident occurred at 18:20 of the third period. Nurse was assessed a minor penalty for roughing and a major penalty for fighting in an incident with Polak, who received a major for fighting.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: Rule 46.2: Aggressor. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

San Jose won the game 3-0.

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