First-overall NHL Draft pick Nail Yakupov is well on his way to becoming a real solid part of the Edmonton Oilers organization. His brand-spankin’-new three-year, entry-level contract is set up to earn him 925,000 dollars a year with a nice little cap hit of 3.755 million dollars.
“I’m pretty excited,” he said. “I can’t wait to meet the guys, meet the team and start practicing. I’m very, very excited.”