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Nurse to miss "up to 12 weeks"

by Chris Wescott @TheChrisWescott / Head Writer

Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced defenceman Darnell Nurse will miss up to 12 weeks due to an ankle injury. Nurse underwent "successful surgery" on his right ankle to repair ligament and bone damage, per Chiarelli.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: #Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli announces Darnell Nurse underwent surgery to repair ankle ligament & bone damage. He will miss up to 12 weeks.

The defenceman has not played since December 1. He has three goals and two assists in 25 games this season.

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