Jun 30, 2012, 3:50 PM EST
The hot shot Badgers prospect will be an Oiler now.
Jun 24, 2012, 10:39 AM EST
Danil Zharkov: “It’s my goal to be better than Yak. It doesn’t matter if he’s my friend or not.”
Jun 24, 2012, 9:24 AM EST
Taking a shorter deal to motivate himself? Not bad. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Jun 23, 2012, 2:46 PM EST
What will we all be walking away from Pittsburgh talking about? Here’s our list.
Jun 21, 2012, 4:52 PM EST
Will Edmonton take him on Friday?
Jun 16, 2012, 8:30 PM EST
Two exceptional Russian-born prospects, Nail Yakupov and Mikhail Grigorenko, are likely to go early in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Jun 6, 2012, 8:45 AM EST
Offering $50K to find someone who killed a child is impressive. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Jun 4, 2012, 8:20 AM EST
No, it’s not Kobe Bryant scoring from outside either. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Jun 2, 2012, 2:38 PM EST
Five of the best young players in this summer’s draft got to soak in the experience.
Jun 1, 2012, 3:42 PM EST
Trading the first overall selection isn’t commonplace, but it does happen on occasion.
May 31, 2012, 2:48 PM EST
In a totally unrelated development, Larionov is Yakupov’s agent.
May 27, 2012, 7:21 PM EST
He might go second overall in the draft or as late as 20.
Apr 16, 2012, 8:06 AM EST
A fallen captain makes for a team-uniting experience. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Apr 11, 2012, 11:14 AM EST
The anticipation of victory followed by the agony of defeat in an instant.
Apr 10, 2012, 9:55 PM EST
Should they snatch Nail, get some D or trade the pick away?
Apr 9, 2012, 10:34 AM EST
Will it be Columbus, Edmonton, Montreal, the Islanders, or Toronto that gets to pick him first?
Mar 27, 2012, 11:00 AM EST
Maybe we can call this the “Paul Maurice Cup.”
Mar 18, 2012, 2:03 PM EST
There are worse ideas out there, but not many.
Mar 13, 2012, 7:00 AM EST
If your team sank like a stone in the second half, you’d be upset too. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Mar 11, 2012, 10:53 AM EST
The Blue Jackets are likely watching this situation closely.
Mar 11, 2012, 9:01 AM EST
As good as they are at home, they are as bad away from it. That and more in the Morning Skate.
Feb 4, 2012, 9:13 AM EST
The other night wasn’t exactly an anomaly for time hiccups at Staples Center.
Jan 11, 2012, 11:47 AM EST
Nail Yakupov could be the first Russian taken first overall since Alex Ovechkin.
Nov 17, 2011, 10:57 AM EST
Central Scouting has put out their first rankings of the year for the 2012 NHL Draft and Nail Yakupov leads the way on their list.
Nov 16, 2011, 2:29 PM EST
Mikhail Grigorenko and Nail Yakupov are their names.
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