Incase You Haven't Heard; Blues Acquire Yakupov, Oilers Sign Russell

By Jacob Carmendy
Oct. 08, 2016

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

?A couple of notes on two big headlines yesterday; 

-The St. Louis Blues have acquired forward Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for prospect Zach Pochiro and a conditional 3rd Round Pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. 

-The Oilers continued to make headlines as they then signed free agent defenseman Kris Russell to a one-year deal. The contract is reportedly worth $3.1MM and an official announcement is expected today.