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Despite Terrible Statsitics, Dubnyk Gets Start For Oilers

Devan_Dubny_2013The numbers are beyond ugly for Devan Dubnyk. A goals-against average of 5.43. A save percentage of .829.

Yet despite the above, Dubnyk will be back in goal for the Oilers tonight on Long Island.

He hasnt played as well as wed hoped, Edmonton head coach Dallas Eakins said today. I talked to him this morning and hes ready to go out and battle.

Combined, Dubnyk and LaBarbera have registered a team save percentage of .838, by far the lowest in the NHL, and by far the biggest reason the Oilers are 1-5-1 after seven games.

Its not like I forgot how to play goal, said Dubnyk. Itll be a couple of small adjustments that will make the difference.

Source: Jason Brough, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey Talk


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