Oilers’ Yakupov Will Be Scratched

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Looks like Nail Yakupov is back in the doghouse. And, the press box.

The Edmonton sophomore will be a healthy scratch for Monday night’s game versus Phoenix, according to the Edmonton Sun. The decision comes after Yakupov, 20, played less than 10 minutes in four straight games — including a season-low 6:14 in a win over Calgary on Friday.

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