Thread: Post-Game Talk: Oilers lose 4-3 in SO
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03-21-2013, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by SephF View Post
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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