Video: 2012 World Junior Championship – Nail Yakupov, Russia

By Ken McKenna

Russian forward Nail Yakupov is considered a top prospect for the 2012 NHL Draft.  He’s had a good showing so far at the 2012 World Junior Championship, picking up five assists in the four preliminary round games.  One of those assists came in Russia‘s 4-3 overtime loss to Sweden, which sends the Russians to the quarter-finals against the Czech Republic.

Yakupov talked about the loss to Sweden following the game.