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  • Finishing Nail Yakupov is now the problem of the St. Louis Blues after trade from Edmonton Oilers - National Post

    Finishing Nail Yakupov is now the problem of the St. Louis Blues after trade from Edmonton Oilers - National Post;

    EDMONTON — Love him or hate him, the Nail Yakupov era is over. The Edmonton Oilers first overall pick in 2012, who never found a home here after his rookie season during the NHL lockout when he had 17 goals in 48 games for coach Ralph Krueger was ...and more »

  • JONES: Nail Yakupov was a polarizing player to so many Edmonton Oilers fans - Edmonton Sun

    JONES: Nail Yakupov was a polarizing player to so many Edmonton Oilers fans - Edmonton Sun;

    Yakupov Nail Yakupov #10 of the Edmonton Oilers reacts after a missed chance to score during the third period of a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images).and more »

  • Blues acquire forward Yakupov from Oilers - STLtoday.com

    Blues acquire forward Yakupov from Oilers - STLtoday.com;

    Edmonton Oilers' Nail Yakupov, right, of Russia, chases the puck with Calgary Flames' Matt Stajan during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP).and more »

  • Bluenotes: Yakupov draws praise from coaches, teammates - STLtoday.com

    Bluenotes: Yakupov draws praise from coaches, teammates - STLtoday.com;

    Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov (10), of Russia, celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans). prev. next. The Blues had no ...and more »

  • Edmonton Oilers' moves about needs, eyeing a playoff spot - Sportsnet.ca

    Edmonton Oilers' moves about needs, eyeing a playoff spot - Sportsnet.ca;

    Gene Principe and Mark Spector discuss the trade of Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers to the St. Louis Blues. Mark Spector | @sportsnetspec October 8, 2016, 6:00 PM. Mark Spector @sportsnetspec October 8, 2016, 6:00 PM. If we can agree that the ...and more »

  • Report: Sharks, Burns have started contract extension talks - NBCSports.com

    Report: Sharks, Burns have started contract extension talks - NBCSports.com;

    Sharks general manager Doug Wilson doesn't comment on contract negotiations, and Burns' agent is also keeping mum with one week to go until the start of the regular season, although there have been talks between the two sides according to a source.and more »

  • Oilers trade former No. 1 pick Nail Yakupov to Blues for pick, prospect - CBSSports.com

    Oilers trade former No. 1 pick Nail Yakupov to Blues for pick, prospect - CBSSports.com;

    The Edmonton Oilers ended the 2015-16 season with four former first overall picks on its roster and it will enter the 2016-17 season with only two. After trading 2010 first overall pick Taylor Hall in June, the Oilers shipped 2012 No. 1 pick Nail ...and more »

  • Flyers' Del Zotto out 4-5 weeks with reported knee injury - NBCSports.com

    Flyers' Del Zotto out 4-5 weeks with reported knee injury - NBCSports.com;

    The team did not say how Del Zotto was injured. The 26-year-old logged 16:34 in Thursday's preseason game against the Rangers. It is reportedly a knee injury. The Flyers announced just yesterday that defenseman Brandon Manning was week-to-week with ...and more »

  • Blues acquire Russian forward Nail Yakupov from Oilers - ESPN

    Blues acquire Russian forward Nail Yakupov from Oilers - ESPN;

    The Edmonton Oilers have traded disappointing former first overall draft pick Nail Yakupov to the St. Louis Blues for a prospect and conditional draft pick, the teams announced Friday evening. It marks the second time in just more than three months ...and more »

  • Why Your NHL Team Can Add Nail Yakupov for Almost Nothing - Bleacher Report

    Nail Yakupov was the first overall pick in the 2012 NHL entry draft. He's only 23 years old, has 252 NHL games under his belt and, despite some injury problems, has hit double digits in goals in three of the last four seasons. And in all likelihood ...and more »