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03-11-2013, 02:40 PM
Trafalgar Law
Waive Ryan Smyth
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Oilers get outshot 25-12 in first 2 periods, but lead the game 2-1 off goals from Hall and Yakupov. Yakupov gets benched in the 3rd period because Krueger wants the team "playing not to lose". Ryan Smyth takes a dumb penalty, Avs score because Krueger refuses to play Paajarvi in "high pressure situations". Danis lets in a softie a minute later, Oilers then let in an empty net goal because Krueger opts to use Smyth+Horcoff+Hemsky+Petrell+Eager+Whitney on the 6v5 for "veteran presence".

4-2 Avs, HF Oil meltdown, Krueger gets extended, Smyth gets resigned to a 5 year deal.

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