: Post-Game Talk:
Oilers lose 4-3 in SO
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03-21-2013, 11:36 AM
Join Date: Apr 2005
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Yakupov had his best shift as an Oiler and was immediately benched for the rest of the game after it. Dubnyk played awful hockey and 3 out of 4 of those goals should've been stopped.
I'm not positive this is accurate. Yak received 6 shifts in the 3rd period, after having 7shifts in both of the earlier periods. Perhaps he missed one shift then over what his regular rotation in the game was.
I checked, because I remember seeing him out there regularly, even in the 3rd, although numerous people are stating he was benched in 3rd.
In fact Yaks last shift ended with 5:58 left in the game. At which point it was 3-3 anyway. He had regular shifts all through the third prior to that.
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