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Nail Yakupov gives a tremendous non-answer on whether he wants out of Edmonton

Nail Yakupov should consider a political career after the non-answer he gave on Sunday during a media scrum regarding his future in Edmonton. A reporter asked the 22-year-old Russian, “Are you okay coming back here next season, or would you prefer a change in the offseason?” Yakupov’s response was filled with a whole lot of nothing. Yakupov discussed his love for the city...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yakupov: Edmonton is like my home

Nail Yakupov spoke about if he was comfortable coming back to Edmonton next season after requesting a trade.
Via SportsNetCanada
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yakupov wants to be where his skills are appreciated

Nail Yakupov loves the city of Edmonton. His agent Igor Larionov stressed that to Hockey Central at Noon while discussing his client's trade request.
Via SportsNetCanada
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Nail Yakupov asked for a trade from the Oilers earlier this year

Reports have surfaced that Nail Yakupov requested a trade from the Oilers earlier this season. This info came courtesy of Igor Eronko, who writes for Sport-Express of Russia. Nail Yakupov: 'I asked a trade and #Oilers gave a permission to speak to other teams, about 8 of them were interested, but smth went wrong' — Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) March 27, 2016 Yakupov, the former...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Oilers’ Nail Yakupov ‘Somewhat Unlikely” To Be Moved

The Edmonton Oilers have drafted four forwards No. 1 overall in the last six seasons. Could they use one of those players to upgrade another part of their roster? Nail Yakupov, who was taken first overall in 2012 and has been the least productive of Edmonton’s top picks (15 points in 39 games this season), has been involved in trade rumors and speculation entering the Feb. 29 NHL...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Is It Time For The Edmonton Oilers To Trade Nail Yakupov?

The Edmonton Oilers have been a consistent basement-dweller in the NHL, but have looked like a new team with the return of Connor McDavid. They have a potent offensive attack and are trying to make a Cinderella-like push for the NHL playoffs. With the team finally coming together, it is becoming more apparent that Nail Yakupov has no role to play moving forward. Is Yakupov a bust...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Oilers forward Nail Yakupov injured as linesman drags him down (Video)

Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov suffered an injury in a bizarre incident during Wednesday night's game against Carolina when a linesman lost their balance and dragged him down to the ice with them.It happened in the second period on a faceoff as linesman Matt MacPherson tripped over a stick while backing up after dropping the puck at center ice. MacPherson instinctively reached...
Via Holdout Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ref injures Yakupov's leg by pulling him down

This is the type of injury which would only happen to the Edmonton Oilers. Immediately after a draw, the official tripped over a stick and reached out to catch his balance. His hand found Nail Yakupov, yanking him down on the ice and landing on the forward’s leg/knee. Watch as Yakupov’s leg folds under the linesman. A slower look, via Reddit Hockey: Yakupov had to be helped off the ice.
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nail Yakupov comments on trade rumors and the sad state of the Oilers

Nail Yakupov recently gave an interview over on Championat.com regarding trade rumors and the sorry state of the Edmonton Oilers. The interview was translated over on The Hockey Writers, and though the interpretation isn’t perfect, it reveals Yakupov’s opinion on his team’s disappointing 2014-15. Again, the translation isn’t great, but the sentiment remains the same. When...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers' Nail Yakupov out with fractured ankle

The Edmonton Oilers injured list is getting longer. Nail Yakupov was placed on injured reserved with a lower body injury and there is no time-table for his return.Yakupov has been sidelined since mid-March with an ankle injury. He suffered the injury at the end of February and missed a handful of games at the beginning of March. He came back to the ice and continued playing but...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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