Yakupov played 2 games without transfer card … Russian Federation has 7 days to appeal
- Updated: September 26, 2012
- Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: Nail Yakupov is not allowed to play in the KHL while his transfer is being investigated.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: Yakupov’s KHL team could face big fines if he continues to play with junior eligibility.
- Dan Tencer via twitter: Sounding like Sarnia is obstructing Yakupov’s playing in the KHL.
- Chris Johnston via twitter: The IIHF said that Yakupov played 2 games without having an approved transfer card.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: Russian Hockey fined, an appeal can be heard.
- Mark Spector via twitter: Hockey Canada never approved Yakupov’s International Transfer Card.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: Russian Federation has 7 days to respond to Hockey Canada’s appeal process.
- Dan Tencer via twitter: Tencer doesn’t believe the Oilers are involved. They knew Yakupov would be going to the KHL.
- Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: “This move was done for the benefit of the CHL. Any move on the KHL part will now be done for the benefit of the KHL … players will suffer either way, IMHO.” Darren Dreger via twitter: “All by-product of the lockout.KHL required Hockey Canada’s approval before he played.KHL didn’t wait for approval. Who’s wrong?”