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PRESS RELEASE: Oilers agree to terms with Yakupov

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have agreed to terms with winger Nail Yakupov on a two-year contract extension.

Yakupov, 21, appeared in 81 games for the Oilers this season, setting career highs in points (33) and assists (19), as well as notching 14 goals. He also ranked second on the Oilers in power play goals (5) and fifth in power play points (10).

The Nizhnekamsk, Russia native has registered 88 points (42G, 46A) and 78 penalty minutes in 192 career NHL games.

Yakupov was selected by the Oilers 1st overall in the 2012 NHL Draft.

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