Skip to main content

Headlines

Oilers rookie goalie Devan Dubnyk after first NHL victory in game versus Habs

NHL.com @NHL

MONTREAL - Rookie goalie Devan Dubnyk will go for his first NHL win when the Edmonton Oilers face the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

Dubnyk is 0-7-1 with a 4.26 goals-against average. He'll start ahead of Jeff Deslauriers, who is from nearby St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que.

Deslauriers said he was disappointed not to play in his home province. But he understood it was because of coach Pat Quinn's rotation in which a goalie only earns consecutive starts with a victory.

Deslauriers lost Edmonton's last game, a 4-1 decision to Ottawa on Tuesday.

Also, journeyman forward Chris Minard, recently called up from AHL Springfield after Patrick O'Sullivan suffered a finger injury, is to play his first game for the Oilers.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.