Thread: Post-Game Talk: Oilers win 4-1
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01-29-2013, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Alex87 View Post
Just want to add as well that in our assessment of Yakupov we need to remember that he isn't just an 18 year old, he's an 18 year old adjusting to a new language and culture that makes coaching and development that much more difficult. In that regard, he's going to have it much harder than Hall or RNH. Nonetheless, he's got 3 goals in 5 games now. I think we ought to consider that a success. Kid's a special talent for sure.
He played in the OHL for two years... I mean yes his English isn't great but he isn't exactly fresh off the boat.

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