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Nail Yakupov (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Curious Hate of Nail Yakupov

Each year, over 700 hockey players don the jersey of one of the 30 National Hockey League teams. Once they pull the sweater over their heads, they become a part […]

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Leaf fans have been cheering for Alex Galchenyuk since the end of the regular season (Metcalfe Photography)

2012 NHL Mock Draft Madness

The season of NHL Mock Drafts is in full force as hockey fanatics begin the seven-day countdown to the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Mainstream media personnel, online bloggers, self-proclaimed hockey […]

2012 Draft Eligible Nail Yakupov is one to watch on Team Russia at WJCs {Metcalfe Photography}

Nail Yakupov – The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Nail Yakupov THW Close-Up:
Nail Yakupov. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Taylor Hall. John Tavares. Steven Stamkos.
Detailed hockey analytics are not required to decipher the connection between the above five hockey players.
No matter how hockey media and the experts tried to convince hockey fans, there was ultimately no doubt as to who would get drafted first overall in the past four drafts. Nail Yakupov looks to make it five years running that this trend continues.