Avalanche sign winger Nail Yakupov to 1-year deal
DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche have added another goalscoring option by signing former No. 1 overall pick Nail Yakupov to a one-year deal.
Yakupov was the top pick by Edmonton in the 2012 draft and was traded to St. Louis before last season. The right winger scored three goals and dished out six assists in 40 games for the Blues.