I don’t know Peter Adler’s work very well, but have read a few of his articles over the last couple of years at the EJ. Today’s installment is in regard to Nail Yakupov, casting him as a future Alexander Radulov.
- Adler: Neither Yakupov nor Radulov felt a contract is a binding document that they ought to honour.
I won’t go into detail on this, but suffice to say there are many differences, beginning with the fact that Nail Yakupov is willing to fulfill his contract the moment this NHL owner lockout ends. This story reminds me of this fellow: