Oilers prospect Darnell Nurse talked about the large turnout -- close to 2,500 -- at Rexall Place to watch the third day at Orientation Camp.
“It was awesome. It was great to have the support of the fans out there. It shows how passionate of a city this place is for hockey and how hungry they are for the season coming up,” Nurse began.
“It’s exciting for everyone to go out there and see the type of support we get.”
Nurse was also asked about the contract of Connor McDavid, who signed his three-year entry-level deal earlier today.
“It’s a really special moment. It’s cool to be rewarded for all the work you’ve done,” said Nurse. “It’s something he should be very proud of and definitely something he earned.”