Post Tagged with: "Nail Yakupov"

Derek Roy (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

From First to Last: Roy Embracing Move to Oilers

He went from the league’s number one team to the basement dwellers of the NHL and it couldn’t have worked out any better for Derek Roy. The 31-year-old Roy has […]

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: First Half Report Card – Forwards

Oilers: First Half Report Card – Goaltenders and Defencemen As disappointing as the first forty-one games of the Edmonton Oilers 2014-15 campaign have turned out to be, it has been […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: Making Nail Yakupov A Priority

  Following last night’s 5-2 victory over John Tavares and the New York Islanders, the Edmonton Oilers have now taken home points from four consecutive games for the first time […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 11 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Leon Draisaitl (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Is There Over-Reaction Regarding Leon Draisaitl?

Being outraged on the internet is really a way of life for some people. If there’s something to get mad over, you can be sure there are those who will […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Yakupov & Oilers Going Through Growing Pains

Yakupov & Oilers Going Through Growing Pains

In this translated interview, originally appearing in Russian on, Nail Yakupov commented on the critics to himself and the Oilers, talked about himself and his family and declared that he is […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Hockey News: Oilers Struggle; Carey Price Shines

The World Junior Hockey Championship is almost upon us. [Defending Big D] Should the NHL do away with the loser point? [Pens Initiative] Another Penguin is injured. What else is […]

by · December 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

The Dallas Eakins Hiring Doomed The Edmonton Oilers

Things were supposed to be different this year for the Edmonton Oilers. Sure, nobody except the most oil-tinted-glasses-wearing fans of the team thought that Edmonton actually had a good shot […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Oilers Hold Pointless Presser

Oilers Hold Pointless Presser

I didn’t bother setting an alarm. My life no longer revolves around the Edmonton Oilers’ schedule. When I finally took the time to watch the team’s Friday morning press conference […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Jordan Eberle (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Which Core Edmonton Oilers Forward Would You Move?

The Edmonton Oilers are bad….again. This was supposed to be the year for marked improvement. Not necessarily the year to make the playoffs, but at least be in the hunt […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Eric Gryba will have the pleasure of joining an up and coming Oilers team with the addition of Cam Talbot and Connor McDavid. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Edmonton Report: Are the Oilers Young Players Overrated?

A sentiment echoed in Edmonton: they aren’t as good as we thought they were. A more accurate statement: they’re not as good as we hoped they’d be. Three first overall […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Nail Yakupov More Focused On Playing Defense

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website after the game between the Flyers and the Oilers on November 4th, Nail Yakupov declared to be more focused […]

by · November 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Taylor Hall was Edmonton's first overall pick in 2010. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Can the Edmonton Oilers Survive without Taylor Hall?

In Edmonton’s most recent game against the Vancouver Canucks, star forward Taylor Hall was injured after crashing hard into the net early in the second period. Hall, who was briefly helped […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News