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2012 NHL Entry Draft – Galchenyuk & Yakupov – Getty Images By James Stephan (@J_Habs) Former Sarnia Sting phenom Nail Yakupov expressed his frustration with the new Edmonton Oiler’s bench boss Dallas Eakins following being a healthy scratch Saturday night.  Shortly after, the twittersphere erupted with rumors that the young star may be headed to the KHL. While fleeing the NHL to join his comrades in the KHL would be a breach of Yakupov’s NHL contract, it doesn’t stop fans from voicing their fear of the situation. Yakupov had voiced his discontent with the situation stating that he feels out of his element; Eakins has implemented a system which forces everyone to contribute at both ends of the rink, leaving the energetic Yakupov with a sour taste in his mouth. Dallas Eakins’ method of benching Yakupov to illustrate a point is not unorthodox as Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien implemented the same technique to Habs forward Lars Eller. Since Eller’s benc...
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