Originally posted on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 4/28/13
Nail Yakupov recorded his first NHL hat trick in the Oilers’ final game of the season. Yakupov was all the offense Edmonton would need in a 7-2 thrashing of the Canucks. Jordan Eberle scored twice in the finale as well for the Oilers. Edmonton broke open a 2-2 game with five goals in less than four minutes. SPIN: In an utterly meaningless game, Edmonton shows what they can be capable of. Keep it in mind when getting ready for a full-length 2013-2014 campaign. Vancouver also sat a big part of its starting lineup for this game as well. Hopefully Edmonton can find better success next season. Phoenix knocked off Anaheim 5-3 with Radim Vrbata racking up a hat trick for Phoenix. SPIN: The Coyotes went through a massive goal drought in early March and it cost them a playoff spot. Anaheim gets Detroit in a 2-7 matchup in the first round. Minnesota clinched a playoff spot by beating Colorado 3-1. Niklas Backstrom made 29 saves to get Minnesota in the playoffs for the first time in five years...
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