Oilers top defensive prospect Darnell Nurse, the seventh overall pick in 2013, has been named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship.
.@drtwofive having a good bit of fun this morning with #TeamCanada. Roster: http://t.co/8e7j4Plyen #HereWeGo #WJC2015 pic.twitter.com/k3KvElBJ8E
— Team Canada Men (@HC_Men) December 20, 2014
Nurse has played 19 games for Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL this season, registering 19 points (6-13-19) and 34 penalty minutes.
The World Junior Championship will take place from December 26, 2014 to January 5, 2015 in Toronto and Montreal.