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Yakupov to miss Worlds due to injury

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers

After meeting with Oilers' medical staff, forward Nail Yakupov will not attend Russia's training camp for the upcoming World Hockey Championship due to a hip injury.

After meeting with #Oilers medical staff, Nail Yakupov (hip) will not attend Russia's @2015IIHFWorlds camp | READ >

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Oilers Head Team Physician, Dr. Dhiren Naidu says "Nail has been suffering from bilateral hip injuries this season and after further examination and MRI imaging, he requires additional treatment and rehabilitation."

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