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  1. World Juniors: Russia beats Canada 6-5 in overtime, takes bronze

    Jan 5, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    Kirill Kapustin, Pavel Koledov, Nail Yakupov, Andrey Makarov, Valeri Nichushkin

    It’s the first time since 1998 Canada hasn’t won a medal.

  2. Uh oh, people are already calling Yakupov a “prima donna”

    Jan 3, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    Nail Yakupov #64 of the Edmonton Oilers clowns around for the media at the 2012 NHLPA rookie showcase at the MasterCard Centre on August 28, 2012 in Toronto, Canada.
(August 27, 2012 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    He refused post-game interviews on Wednesday.

  3. Columnist: Taylor Hall is playing better than ever

    Jan 2, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    taylorhallgetty

    Edmonton Journal’s David Staples believes shoulder surgery is behind him.

  4. Boone Jenner “can’t wait” to play for Canada in WJC

    Dec 30, 2012, 10:20 PM EDT

    boonejennergetty

    He’ll return after a suspension to face Russia Monday.

  5. Yakupov keeps Canada-Russia analysis tame after controversial remarks

    Dec 30, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT

    Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America

    He previously reportedly said that the Canadians “play dirty.”

  6. Which teams would have an edge in a shortened season?

    Dec 30, 2012, 10:52 AM EDT

    Kings Oilers Hockey

    Assuming the lockout ends in time, of course.

  7. World Juniors: Russia downs Team USA 2-1

    Dec 28, 2012, 12:20 PM EDT

    John Gibson

    The Americans will face Canada on Sunday.

  8. World Juniors: Team USA hammers Germany 8-0

    Dec 27, 2012, 12:40 PM EDT

    USA-GER-IIHF

    They’ll face Russia tomorrow.

  9. Yakupov to avoid media, won’t interview until Canada game

    Dec 27, 2012, 12:27 PM EDT

    Nail Yakupov mics

    Just a few days after calling Team Canada “dirty.”

  10. Russia finalizes its 2013 World Junior roster

    Dec 24, 2012, 10:10 PM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    Yakupov, Grigorenko, and Vasilevski headline the list.

  11. Report: Grigorenko won’t play in Buffalo this season

    Dec 20, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT

    Mikhail Grigorenko

    He’ll stick with QMHJL Quebec, apparently.

  12. Team USA’s World Juniors confidence comes from their defense

    Dec 18, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Seth Jones

    Coach Phil Housley likes what he’s seeing.

  13. Yakupov, Grigorenko highlight Russia’s World Junior camp roster

    Dec 5, 2012, 11:55 AM EDT

    Yakupov Grigorenko

    10 players return from last year’s silver medal-winning squad.

  14. 2012 top picks Yakupov, Galchenyuk have been thriving

    Dec 2, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT

    (June 21, 2012 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    Unfortunately the news for second overall selection Ryan Murray isn’t nearly as positive.

  15. Yakupov sour after Super Series win: “I don’t like my game at all”

    Nov 9, 2012, 3:22 PM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    He’ll get a chance to redeem himself on Nov. 12 in the city where he played last year — Sarnia.

  16. Yakupov would like to see more towel twirling in the KHL

    Nov 8, 2012, 4:59 PM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    And would it kill them to play some half-decent music?

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