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by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers

Oilers prospect Darnell Nurse was named the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Most Valuable Player at the organization's annual awards banquet on Friday night.

"It means a lot," said Nurse, according to "Looking at our team, there are a lot of guys that could have got it. It's a nice thing to be recognized for. I've been here for a while so I've been through both the ups and downs. It's a great organization and I wouldn't change a thing that's occurred over the last four years."

Nurse, 20, has 31 points (9-22-31) in 34 games. He missed a month with a knee injury.

Sault Ste. Marie is the top team in the OHL Western Conference, with 106 points in the standings and a record of 52-12-0-2.

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