NAIL YAKUPOV RUMORS & GOSSIP
Which Edmonton Oilers player is due to score more goals? A look at shooting percentage success points to Nail Yakupov, as does a look at Yakupovâs conversion rate on the hard or dangerous shots he took on net from the slot in 2013-14.
Yakupov had poor puck luck in both categories last year.
As a team the Oilers had a 9.0 per cent shooting percentage, SporingCharts.com reports...
Joe Haggerty of CSNNE recently reported rumors that the Boston Bruins are looking to move a defenseman. Specifically, he named Johnny Boychuck as potential trade bait for the Edmonton Oilers, and in his article he suggested that a Boychuk for Nail Yakupov trade could benefit both teams. Here are 5 reasons why the Bruins should definitely make this trade.
The Bruins are a...
from Derek Van Diest at NHL.com,
Will Nail Yakupov have a bounce-back season? -- Selected No. 1 by the Oilers in 2012, Yakupov had a strong rookie season but regressed last season. The talented right wing struggled in his own end, which created friction with first-year coach Dallas Eakins. Yakupov heads into the 2014-15 season wanting to put last season behind him. He reportedly...
Nail Yakupov will have a new look this fall, forcing some Edmonton Oilers fans to make jersey adjustments.
The Oilers winger decided to go back to a familiar number, ditching the 64 he broke into the league with in favour of the more familiar 10.
Yakupov grew up wearing 10, but it was not available in his first season with the Oilers, taken by then captain Shawn Horcoff.
from Derek Van Diest at NHL.com,
After spending the majority of the offseason in Russia, the Edmonton Oilers' right wing has returned to prepare for the upcoming NHL season, having put a disappointing second season behind him.
"It might be a huge year for me and that's why I'm here, to work on some things and to be here and train," Yakupov said Tuesday...
The drama continues between the Edmonton Oilers and 2012 1st overall draft pick Nail Yakupov. Twitter went crazy last night with news that Yakupovâs agent, Hockey Hall of Fame member Igor Larionov, will be meeting with the Oilers to discussâŚRead more âThe post Yakupovâs agent to meet with the Edmonton Oilers appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
@EdmontonOilers can u UNSWER on my message , in Private Messaging?please ! Thanks
â Nail Yakupov (@Nail10_1993) August 7, 2013
I guess there is nothing unheard of in today's world of social media. No clue if Nail Yakupov was able to get the Edmonton Oilers attention.
GRUMPY OLD MEN
NHL analyst Don Cherry ripped into Edmonton's Nail Yakupov for his excessive goal celebration against the Los Angeles Kings.
COOL AS ICE
Check out the game-tying goal from last nightâs Edmonton Oilers- Los Angeles Kings game. 19-year-old Nail Yakupov, the No.1 pick from this past yearâs NHL Entry Draft and one of our Top 10 Breakout Candidates, scores with only 4.7 seconds left to knot the game at 1-1, and doesnât hold back on the celebration, excitedly sprinting all the way out of the Kingsâ zone andÂ sliding...
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Nail Yakupov, the No. 1 overall pick in the June draft, has been suspended from playing in the KHL, pending an IIHF investigation into his transfer. The league said Wednesday said the 18-year-old, who has played two games for his hometown Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk since joining the team last Thursday, can't play again until he receives approval from the International Ice Hockey...