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Colorado Avalanche Western Conference Central Division
 
Nail Yakupov • #64 • RW
Status:In training camp
Ht/Wt:5'11", 195 lbs.
Born:Oct 6, 1993 (23 yrs) in Nizhnekamsk, RUS
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Edmonton in 2012 (1/1).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2017.
Shoots:L
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 40 3 6 9 -3 14 0 0 0 10:38 35 0.23
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has phenomenal sniping ability, great puck skills and the speed to be a constant scoring threat from the wing position. Can also set up his linemates well when teams bear down on him.
Flaws: Struggles in the defensive zone and lacks awareness when not on the attack. Lacks optimum size (5-11, 195 pounds) and strength. Takes some shifts off and lacks consistency in a big way.
Career Potential: Inconsistent, speedy scoring winger with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year 2010-11
Canadian Hockey League 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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