Reliable two-way winger for a bottom-six role. Has great size, plays a very good defensive game, a good penalty-killer, and has some offensive talent as well.
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June 2022 – The Predators have officially announced the signing of Finnish winger and former Ottawa Senators sixth-round pick Markus Nurmi. Nurmi, 24, is a hardworking winger who enjoys creating chances from the hash marks and below. At 6-4, he has a big frame but possesses soft hands, which you would not expect by looking at him. He did play with fellow Preds prospect Juuso Parssinen for TPS in Liiga, and do not be surprised to see them paired together in Milwaukee. Nurmi may fight for a roster spot come training camp but for now, expect him to start in the AHL and work his way up. Curtis Rines
June 2020 – Nurmi didn’t get signed by the June first deadline, making him a free agent. Jokke Nevalainen
January 2020 – The sixth-round pick from the 2016 draft has signed a two-year extension with TPS in the Liiga. He has expressed his desire to stay with TPS and develop as he helps the franchise to greater heights so his NHL prospects seem to have dwindled quite a bit. The Ottawa Senators have until June to sign him or else they will forfeit his NHL rights. Pat Quinn
October 2019 – The 2016 sixth-round pick seems to have solidified his spot in the Liiga. He has not been able to put any solid production together but he has shown signs at times that the skill is there. Still unsigned, he could become an afterthought in the Senators organization if he doesn’t have a strong season and at least show growth. Pat Quinn
June 2019- Nurmi completed his season with TPS seeing his point total fall to 12 from last season’s 21. While being mentioned as a