Oilers add Darnell Nurse, William Lagesson to COVID-19 protocols

Darnell Nurse, pictured as a member of the Edmonton Oilers.

The Edmonton Oilers have added defencemen Darnell Nurse and William Lagesson to the league’s COVID-19 protocols, the team announced Monday, as the NHL continues to navigate a surge in coronavirus cases around the league.

With their additions, a total of eight members of the Oilers are now in COVID-19 protocols. The individuals include Ryan McLeod, Devin Shore, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Duncan Keith, Jesse Puljujarvi head coach Dave Tippett.

The team did not immediately offer an update on the well-being of Nurse or Lagesson.

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