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Nail Yakupov
Nail Yakupov
Right Wing  - EDM
Number: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 197
Shoots: Left
Born: 6 Oct 1993  (Age 21)
Birthplace: Nizhnekamsk, Russia
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Drafted: EDM / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall) PROSPECT BIO
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Led the Oilers in goals (17) and finished 4th on the team in points (31)
  • Led the team in power play goals (6)
  • Ranked 1st on the Oilers in shooting percentage (21.0%)
  • Scored his 1st NHL goal Jan. 22 vs. SJ
  • Recorded his 1st career multi-point game Apr. 1 vs. CGY (1G, 1A)
  • Registered his 1st career hat-trick on Apr. 27 vs. VAN

JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Appeared in 42 games with Sarnia collecting 69 points (31G, 38A) (2011-12)
  • Led the team in points-per-game average (1.64), plus minus (+15) and power play goals (12) (2011-12)
  • Played in 65 games leading Sarnia with 101 points (2010-11)
  • Named CHL Rookie of the Year (2010-11)
  • Named to the CHL’s First All-Rookie Team (2010-11)
  • Awarded the Emms Family Award for OHL Rookie of the Year (2010-11)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Recorded nine assists in seven games in the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship
  • Tallied eight points (3G, 5A) in seven games with Russia as they Hosted the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship
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