Nail Yakupov will switch from No. 64 to 10 in 2014-15.
Nail Yakupov has returned from Russia to spend some time training in Edmonton before the start of the 2014-15 campaign.
Edmonton coach Dallas Eakins insisted again this week that there isn't a rift between him and 2012 first overall pick Nail Yakupov.
Even though he is likely healthy enough, the Edmonton Oilers will not let Nail Yakupov play this week.
Nail Yakupov (ankle) is probably done for the season.
Nail Yakupov (ankle) missed Monday's practice.
Nail Yakupov (ankle) is unlikely to return on Thursday.
Nail Yakupov was held out of Tuesday's game due to a sore ankle.
Nail Yakupov (ankle) is projected to be available for Tuesday's game against Ottawa.
Nail Yakupov didn't suffer any structural damage when his foot/ankle was struck by a Justin Schultz shot on Thursday night.
Nail Yakupov left Thursday's contest after he was struck in the ankle by teammate Justin Schultz's slap shot.
Nail Yakupov was moved to the top line ahead of Thursday's game and so far the experiment has been a success.
Nail Yakupov scored a late goal Thursday to lift the Oilers to a 2-1 win over the Rangers in New York.
Nail Yakupov is projected to play on Edmonton's top line on Thursday.