Nail Yakupov

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Birthday
6, 1993
Birthplace
Nizhnekamsk, Russia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1993 (age 25)
Birthplace
Nizhnekamsk, Russia

About

NHL winger who was selected 1st overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2012 NHL Draft. He was traded to the St. Louis Blues in 2016.

Before Fame

He had a remarkable run on the Russian national junior team, winning medals in all three tournaments he participated in.

Trivia

He played for HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League as a result of the 2012 NHL lockout.

Family Life

His father, Rail, was a hockey coach and executive.

Associated With

His #10 jersey choice was inspired by his childhood hockey idol Pavel Bure.