Found December 31, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Nail Yakupov
TEAMS: Edmonton Oilers

As I write this, the NHL and NHLPA are in New York, attempting to hammer out a new CBA before the new year. Apparently, it could happen...rumors coming from meeting suggest the NHLPA is okay with most elements of the NHL's most recent offer, and only want to make minor tweaks to the deal. Stay tuned for updates on that situation. Happy New Year, btw...Let's hope 2013 is a better year for the NH...


Edmonton Oilers primed for post-lockout takeoff

The Edmonton Oilers should have an edge on some Western Conference foes after deploying their cornerstone youngsters in the American Hockey LeagueForward Taylor Hall (12 goals, 17 assists in 22 games), Jordan Eberle (20 goals, 23 assists in 30 games) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (eight goals, 12 assists in 10 games) starred at the Oklahoma City Barons, as did defensive prospect Justin...

Eberle Takes AHL Scoring Lead

I last looked at the AHL scoring race in mid-December.  At that time Justin Schultz and Jordan Eberle of the Oklahoma City Barons (Edmonton Oiler farm affiliate) were tied for the scoring lead.  I am surprised that a rookie defenceman can lead the AHL in scoring, especially when his competition is a player who scored 76 points in the NHL last season.  Thus I figured that Eberle...

Eberle's Three Goals in Under Three Minutes

As NHL Execs and union leaders prepare to meet in New York City to once again negotiate a cease-fire in the war that has destroyed at least half of an NHL season, Jordan Eberle seems to be more ready than ever to get back to work for the Oilers. Playing in the American Hockey League during the lockout for the Oklahoma City Barons, where recently signed Oiler Justin Schultz has been...

Jordan Eberle Score HT In 2:43

((HT: Edmonton Oilers)) Jordan Eberle is abusing people in the American Hockey League this year since the minors are the only place in North America where we can go see any action... He's toiling in Oklahoma City and got a hat trick in 2:43 the other night... The first two goals were nine seconds apart... Not bad... Go Barons...

John Toperzer: Voters want Bennett, Shootout should be shot & Crosby, Neal or Malkin?

Nail Yakupov Gets A Less-Than-Iron Ringing Endorsement Wednesday In UFA poll by Interestingly, in seasons where Crosby and Malkin have played at least 70 games, the two nearly have an identical historical scoring range. Crosby has netted between 33 and 51 goals while Malkin has totaled between 33 and 50. Neal really hasn’t gotten a chance to play...

World juniors: Canada played its best against Russia

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has proven to the whole world with his play at these 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship that he is indeed the best player at his age on the planet. Russia was supposed to be Canada's fiercest competition, and yet again Nugent-Hopkins made the test look easy.Nugent-Hopkins assisted on Canada's first three scores of the game, giving him a tournament...

Team Canada Defeats Team USA In WJC Match

from TSN, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Ryan Strome scored first period goals and Malcolm Subban was stellar in net with 32 saves as Canada edged the United States 2-1 at the World Junior Hockey Championship. Subban, who's had his share of critics before the start of the tournament, recorded a .973 save percentage in the victory, compared to just .893 in each of his first...
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