Found November 05, 2012 on
I apologize for breaking the "at least 10 hours between blogs" rule. I wouldn't do it if it wasn't important.
Rumors all over Twitter tonight about the Oilers moving Nail Yakupov to Montreal for a package including PK Subban. This rumor is pure fiction.
I spoke with someone connected to the Oilers organization three days ago, and he told me the Oilers are drooling over Yakupov, considering...
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In a literal sense, Nail Yakupov is getting closer to Edmonton. That's because he is heading to North American to play in the Canada-Russia Subway Series starting Monday in Quebec against a team of QMJHL All-stars, according to Derek Van Diest of QMI Agency. Unfortunately, the lockout remains in full swing, so Oilers fans will have to settle for watching the No. 1 overall pick...
Over the weekend, the Oklahoma City Barons played some statistically-uninspired hockey: Three games, two loses, one in a shootout. Shouldn't the Barons be blowing other teams out? How many other teams in the AHL can boast talent comparable to Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz?
Somewhere along the way, we all seem to forget that...
The meetings are underway in NY and the last minute decision for Sidney Crosby to attend is spurring on more hope today...I have spoken before about the fat I am not a huge fan of putting Crosby up in press conferences, because Sidney speaking bad of the NHL publicly only hurts the long road ahead after the agreement...however, I will say from sources I have spoken to Crosby is...
Just another night at the office for Mikhail Grigorenko.
The GrigShow scored the first goal of the 2012 Subway Super Series.
Grigorenko wasted little time burying his shot to give Russia the 1-0 lead over The "Q" all stars.
Nail Yakupov followed up Grigo's blast with a beauty of his own.
Gone are the days where Russia builds a team of average height...