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.