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NAIL YAKUPOV RUMORS & GOSSIP

TSN’s Dave Hodge blasts Nail Yakupov pick

This in from TSN’s Dave Hodge, his blast at the Oilers for drafting Nail Yakupov. “My thumb is down to the Edmonton Oilers’ decision to select Nail Yakupov with the first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft. I know you’ve heard that before, the Oilers are sick of hearing it and Yakupov is burdened by it. Unfortunately for Yakupov, the criticism will continue until he gets a fresh...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breakthrough coming? Oilers coach raves about Yakupov’s progress

With patience wearing thin for both the player and his team, this is a crucial “prove-it” season for Nail Yakupov and the Edmonton Oilers. It’s been a disappointing slog for the first pick of the 2012 NHL Draft (aside from the occasional high point that upsets a good chunk of the hockey world anyway), but one would be foolish to count Yakupov out. He’s three days away from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons The Bruins Should Trade Johnny Boychuk For Nail Yakupov

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. 5. Money The Bruins are a...
Via Beyond The Benches
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oiler Nail Yakupov gets number 10 on his jersey

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. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Yakupov's agent tells Oilers he'll accept trade to any team

The drama continues between the Edmonton Oilers and 2012 1st overall draft pick Nail Yakupov. Twitter went crazy last night with news that Yakupov’s agent, Hockey Hall of Fame member Igor Larionov, will be meeting with the Oilers to discuss…Read more →The post Yakupov’s agent to meet with the Edmonton Oilers appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Via The Hockey Daily
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers Nail Yakupov attempts to contact Edmonton via Twitter

@EdmontonOilers can u UNSWER on my message , in Private Messaging?please ! Thanks — 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.
Via Goon's World
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Nail Yakupov performs pre-game trick shot

Prior to the Edmonton Oilers game on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Coyotes, Oilers young star Nail Yakupov was caught on camera performing a trick shot.  Sportsnet West was preparing for a pre-game segment when Yakupov was standing on the bench and sent a backhand saucer pass from just over center ice and hit a water bottle that was standing up on the goal line.  This was...
Via Diehardsport
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss
GRUMPY OLD MEN

Cherry rips Yakupov over celebration

NHL analyst Don Cherry ripped into Edmonton's Nail Yakupov for his excessive goal celebration against the Los Angeles Kings.

Via Puck Drunk Love
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss
COOL AS ICE

Oilers’ Yakupov scores late, slides in celebration

Check out the game-tying goal from last night’s Edmonton Oilers- Los Angeles Kings game. 19-year-old Nail Yakupov, the No.1 pick from this past year’s 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 doesn’t hold back on the celebration, excitedly sprinting all the way out of the Kings’ zone and sliding...
Via Around The Rink
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers' Yakupov suspended from competing in KHL

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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