Posted by TheHockeyGuy on November 30th, 2009
It wasn’t ideal, but Devan Dubnyk will take it.
After being in the minors for the past four years, the Edmonton Oilers goaltender was not about to get selective when it came to his NHL debut.
So as Jeff Deslauriers was getting shelled Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks, Dubnyk was getting ready.
“That’s my job as the back-up,” Dubnyk said. “It’s certainly a tough game to jump into, but I was excited to get in my first one and get a feel for it. It certainly wasn’t a great outcome, but I had fun out there.”
He was the only Oiler that did — apart from possibly Colin McDonald, who scored his first NHL goal in the 7-3 loss to the Canucks.
Dubnyk gave up three goals on 24 shots in his debut.
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