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Leading into the NHL Entry Draft of 2012, the consensus #1 pick was expected to be Nail Yakupov, a Russian-born player who played Juniors with the Sarnia Sting. One slogan for slumping teams in tank mode was “Fail for Nail”.
This off-season, former Chicago Blackhawks Brian Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen were traded to the Carolina Hurricanes. This trade occurred primarily because Bickell’s cap hit on the Blackhawks was too much for his contributions.