Edmonton Oilers

Nail Yakupov
current status: On roster
Birth Date:October 6, 1993 (22 years old)
Place of Birth:Nizhnekamsk, RUS
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Edmonton in 2012 (1/1).
Scouting Report
Assets: Has phenomenal sniping ability, great puck skills and the speed to be a constant scoring threat from the wing position. Also sets up his linemates well when teams bear down on him.
Flaws: Must get stronger to be able to handle the biggest, toughest and best NHL defensemen (since he will see a lot of them throughout his career). Also needs more work without the puck.
Career Potential: Uber-talented scoring winger with great upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year 2010-11
Canadian Major Junior Top Draft Prospect 2011-12
OHL Emms Family Award 2010-11
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2010-11
OHL Third All-Star Team 2011-12

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