This beautiful quote, found in Tych’s article about Nurse and Barrie (and linked below), drives me just absolutely bonkers:
Maybe it’s a coincidence that the Edmonton Oilers are 8-2 since Darnell Nurse and Tyson Barrie joined forces on the blue line.
Then again, maybe it’s not.
The exact correlation between Edmonton’s new top pairing and the Oilers being the hottest team in the NHL right now can be haggled — there are other key elements at play — but their chemistry and impact is an open and shut case.
They’re killing it.
I mean COME. ON.
The Oilers allow:— Copper & Blue (@CopperandBlue) February 22, 2021
With Nurse-Barrie on vs Nurse-Bear on.
With 25-22 on vs 25-74 on.
Which pair is the #1 pair??
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