Nail Yakupov RUMORS & NEWS

  • A fresh start with Avalanche is yielding promising results for Nail Yakupov

    Pro Hockey Talk "It had been a difficult few years for Nail Yakupov since he broke into the NHL. Now 24 years old, he’s with his third team. He’s been injured. He’s been a healthy scratch. He so far hasn’t produced offensively like you’d expect from a No. 1 overall pick. His time in Edmonton was disappointing...." October 12

  • Yakupov a worthy gamble for the Avalanche

    Pro Hockey Talk "As far as No. 1 overall picks go few have had a more disappointing start to their career than 2012 selection Nail Yakupov. Just five years after being selected with the top pick, Yakupov has managed just 53 goals in five seasons and is already on his third different team. The Edmonton Oilers..." August 13

  • Blues' Yakupov doesn't receive qualifying offer

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues have not extended a qualifying offer to forward Nail Yakupov, a move that will make him an unrestricted free agent on July 1. The club extended such offers to Colton Parayko, Magnus Paajarvi, Oskar Sundqvist, Petteri Lindbohm and Jordan Binnington on Monday, it announced in..." June 27

  • Yakupov has no plans to return to KHL

    TSN "Nail Yakupov plans to sign his next contract in the NHL. The 23-year-old winger told Fox Sports' Andy Strickland on Thursday he has no plans of returning to Russia to play in the KHL. Yakupov is coming off a knee surgery which he underwent during the first round of the playoffs. He will be a..." May 11