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Nail Yakupov traded to St. Louis

(Oct. 7, 2016) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the Blues have acquired 2012 first overall pick Nail Yakupov (YA-kuh-pawv, NAY-uhl) from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Zach Pochiro and a conditional 2017 third round draft pick. 

Yakupov, 23, dressed in 60 regular season games with the Oilers last season, posting 23 points, including eight goals and 15 assists.  Overall, the 5’11, 195-pound forward has appeared in four NHL seasons, accumulating 111 points, including 50 goals and 61 assists, in 252 career regular season games.

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Is this the big trade Mickey was hinting at? raspberry

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 10/07/16 at 08:47 PM ET

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