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Watch the video hereAs we all expected, Don Cherry was going to have some interesting comments on Nail Yakupov's crazy celebration from Thursday. Tonight, on Coach's Corner, Cherry's message to Yaukpov was, "LA is going to remember this, they will remember this 'till the dying day, that you don't do stuff like that."Then, while CBC played Theo Fleury's knee sliding celebration from the 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Cherry said, "now watch him act like an idiot".I personally don't understand what's wrong with Yakupov and Fleury's celebrations. There's nothing wrong with showing your emotion after scoring a big goal, even if it does mean sliding across the ice. Fleury responded on Twitter.For more great posts, check out our website talkhockey.ca.
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The Edmonton Oilers were just seconds away from suffering another home defeat, this time to the Los Angeles Kings. With just a few seconds left, though, one of the game’s best young players scored a game-changing goal to tie things up.
That’s where things got got fun.
No. 1 pick Nail Yakupov was able to bat the puck out of the air past Kings goalie Jonathan Quick to make it 1...
Check out this goal by Edmonton Oilers rookie forward Nail Yakupov. There is a school of thought that the NHL is starting to look like the European soccer leagues with some of the over the top celebrations of the players after they score a goal.
I don't know what to think... I don't like showing up an opponent. I get it the kid is excited as well.
Chalk up another win for the Edmonton Oilers. Why did they win?
- Because their powerplay can score at will. Both units are brilliant.
- Because Hall/Eberle/Nuge is one of the best lines in hockey. They completely control the game when they're on the ice.
- Because Oilers Head Coach Ralph Krueger actually gave Teemu Hartikainen some real ice time, and he made the most...
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers learned a valuable lesson Monday. Listen to your coach. After a morning video session in which Ralph Krueger stressed the importance of simplifying their game -- getting the puck deep instead of trying to dipsy-doodle over the opposition's blue line -- they did exactly that. And it worked. The Oilers rolled to a convincing 4-1 victory...
CALGARY, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers may be the NHL's team of the future. The Calgary Flames don't appear ready to give up the title of being the best team in Alberta just yet. The Flames took the first meeting of the provincial rivals with a 4-3 victory Saturday night at the Saddledome. It's Calgary's first win of the season. The Oilers, with their plethora...
The Edmonton Oilers may be the NHL's team of the future. The Calgary Flames don't appear ready to give up the title of being the best team in Alberta just yet. The Flames took the first meeting of the provincial rivals with a 4-3 victory Saturday night at the Saddledome. In turn, they won for the first time this season. The Oilers, with their plethora of youngsters -...