Yakupov (ankle) is not expected to play again this season.
It has been a forgettable season for Yakupov who will look to improve his play in both ends of the rink in 2014-15. At the start of the season he was viewed as a strong keeper option, after this disastrous season there are a number of better options as long as he remains in Edmonton.
Yakupov (ankle) took part in the Oilers' morning skate but will not play Friday.
Yakupov will miss his fifth straight game with an ankle fracture. His participation in the morning skate is a sign that he is close to returning, but the Oilers are not going to risk him getting more injured in a lost season. We could see him on Sunday vs. the Rangers.
Yakupov (fractured ankle) is expected to resume skating this week.
Yakupov will miss his fourth straight game with what is now being called a fractured ankle. There is no timetable for Yak's return, but with the Oilers clearly out of the playoff mix, there is no reason to rush him back.
Yakupov missed Saturday's game with an ankle injury, but will be back in the lineup tonight. He has two goals and four assists in his last nine games. He wil return to the top-line with a Ryan Nugent Hopkins and Taylor Hall.
Yakupov left Thursday's game with an ankle injury. X-rays on the ankle came back negative on Friday and he says that he does not know if he will play vs. Calgary tomorrow. Yakupov has two goals and four assists in his last nine games. Ales Hemsky will move to the top-line if Yak is not available.
Yakupov suffered a head injury on Thursday and did not return for the third period.
Matt Cooke wall-papered Nail Yakupov into the boards inside the Wild blue-line late in the second period, Yakupov never got up and slowly walked to the dressing room. Expect an update within the next 24 hours, but the immediate concern is that Yakupov may have suffered a concussion.
Yakupov was a healthy scratch in the Oilers last game, but will play tonight vs. the Sharks. He has not played over 10 minutes in his last four games, but should tonight as he jumps onto the second line with Jordan Eberle and Sam Gagner.
Yakupov's terrible sophomore season continues to get worse. He has one goal and one assist in his last six games and has six goals and eight assists with a brutal minus-25 in 39 games on the year. Roman Horak will make his Oilers debut with Yak out.