Found October 13, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Nail Yakupov
TEAMS: Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins benched his former first overall draft choice Nail Yakupov on Hockey Night In Canada. The young star was not happy about his benching. Asked about his decision on after Oilers practice on Sunday, Eakins reiterated his core value that no one player is bigger than than the team. Yakupov failed to produce offense, so the head coach parked him in the p...
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