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Nail Yakupov | Winger | #64

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/6/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 195
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (1) / EDM
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Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Game 5 against the Nashville Predators.
Yakupov had nine goals and seven assists in 58 games during the regular season. He hasn't suited up in a playoff game this year. Vladislav Kamenev, Dominic Toninato, Mark Alt and David Warsofsky will also watch the game from the press box. Apr 20 - 9:28 PM
Source: NHL.com

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The Avalanche plan on dressing Nail Yakupov on Wednesday.

Colorado had been dressing 11 forwards and seven defensemen, but they're reverting back to the traditional 12-6 format with Yakupov serving on the fourth line. That ends Yakupov's run of eight straight games in the press box. Blueliner Anton Lindholm will be a healthy scratch instead.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 28 - 2:28 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

He's now been scratched in five consecutive games and six of his team's last seven. The 24-year-old has nine goals and 16 points in 55 games this season. Mark Alt, Duncan Siemens, Anton Lindholm and Vladislav Kamenev will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 20 - 8:14 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Nashville Predators.

This will be the third consecutive game he watches from the press box. He has nine goals and seven assists in 55 games this season. Yakupov is running out of chances in the NHL. Anton Lindholm, Vladislav Kamenev and Mark Alt will also watch from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 16 - 9:06 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch Thursday night.

It will be the third time Yakupov has been in the press box over the last four games. He has nine goals and 18 points in 55 contests in 2017-18.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 15 - 8:01 PM

Nail Yakupov will be scratched against the Minnesota Wild tonight.

Yakupov will sit for the sixth time in Colorado's last nine games. He'll join Anton Lindholm and Mark Alt as scratches.
Mar 13 - 7:40 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Yakupov played in Colorado's last two games, but he also watched from the press box four times in a row before that point. He has nine goals and a disappointing 16 points in 54 games this season. The former first-overall pick might be on his way out of the league sooner than later. Mark Alt will also serve as a healthy scratch for Colorado.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 8 - 6:58 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

This will be the fourth straight game he watches from the press box. The 24-year-old has nine goals and 16 points in 52 games this season. Mark Alt will also serve as a healthy scratch on Friday night.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 2 - 8:58 PM

Nail Yakupov is expected to be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the Calgary Flames.

Yakupov has been scratched in three consecutive games. He has nine goals and 16 points in 52 games this season. Mark Alt is also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 9:21 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Vancouver.

This will be the second straight game he watches from the press box. The Avs forward has just nine goals and seven assists in 52 games this season. Mark Alt, who the Avalanche claimed off of waivers from Philadelphia earlier today, will also be scratched tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 26 - 9:01 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Yakupov has nine goals and 16 points in 50 games this season. It's the first time he serves as a healthy scratch Dec. 29. Duncan Siemens is also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Feb 16 - 7:56 PM

Nail Yakupov will be a healthy scratch for the Colorado Avalanche as they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night.

Yakupov has eight goals and 12 points in 31 games so far this season with the Avalanche. He has a goal and an assist in his last five games. Joining him in the press box Friday will be defenseman Andrei Mironov.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 09:05:00 PM

Nail Yakupov (illness) returned to action on Saturday.

Yakupov had an assist while playing only 11:26 as he had missed the previous five games with the illness. He broke a six game pointless streak and had seven goals and 11 points in 27 games thus far.
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 03:25:00 AM

Nail Yakupov (illness) will miss Thursday's game.

The good news is that Yakupov has resumed skating. He has seven goals and 10 points in 26 contests in 2017-18.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 02:29:00 PM

Nail Yakupov (illness) didn't play for a fourth straight game on Tuesday night.

Yakupov has missed the last two games with an illness after he was a healthy scratch for two matches before that. He has seven goals and 10 points in 26 appearances this campaign, but he hasn't earned a point in his last six outings.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nathan MacKinnon
2Alexander Kerfoot
3J.T. Compher
4Carl Soderberg
5Tyson Jost
6Dominic Toninato
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Sven Andrighetto
3Matt Nieto
4Gabriel Bourque
5Vladislav Kamenev
RW1Mikko Rantanen
2Nail Yakupov
3Colin Wilson
4Blake Comeau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Samuel Girard
4Mark Barberio
5Patrik Nemeth
6Nikita Zadorov
7David Warsofsky
8Mark Alt
9Anton Lindholm
10Duncan Siemens
11Sergei Boikov
G1Jonathan Bernier
2Pavel Francouz
3Andrew Hammond
4Semyon Varlamov