Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mikhail Yakubov
Mikhail Yakubov was born February 16, 1982 in Barnaul, Russia. The first round, tenth overall selection of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Yakubov honed his skills in Russia with Lada Togliatti before making his North American debut in 2001-02.

An offensively gifted forward, Yakubov was a member of Russia's Under-18 World Junior team in 2000 and its Under-20 World Junior team in 2001 before joining the WHL's Red Deer Rebels in 2001-02. In his only season with Red Deer, Yakubov finished with 89 points (32-57-89).

For the better part of his first two seasons as a professional, Yakubov was a member of the AHL's Nofolk Admirals while seeing limited action with the parent club in Chicago in 2003-04.

Mid-way through the 2005-06 NHL regular season, Yakubov was claimed on waivers by the Florida Panthers.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 Lada Togliatti 2 Russia-3 7 0 0 0 0
1998-99 Lada Togliatti 2 Russia-4 38 11 4 15 32
1999-00 Lada Togliatti 2 Russia-3 26 12 19 31 14
1999-00 Russia Nat-Tm 4 3 2 5 2
1999-00 Russia WJ18-A 6 1 5 6 2
2000-01 Lada Togliatti Russia 25 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Russia WJC-A 7 0 1 1 6
2001-02 Red Deer Rebels WHL 71 32 57 89 54 +27 23 14 9 23 28
2002-03 Norfolk Admirals AHL 62 6 5 11 36 -7 9 0 0 0 8
2003-04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 30 1 7 8 8 -12
2003-04 Norfolk Admirals AHL 51 9 18 27 22 +10 8 0 3 3 2
2004-05 Norfolk Admirals AHL 59 12 15 27 43 -1 3 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Spartak Moscow Russia 29 5 6 11 38
2005-06 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 10 1 2 3 8 0
2005-06 Norfolk Admirals AHL 8 1 3 4 8 -4
2005-06 Florida Panthers NHL 13 0 1 1 4 -1
2006-07 Severstal Cherepovets Russia 52 6 16 22 111 5 1 1 2 4
2007-08 Severstal Cherepovets Russia 55 4 12 16 52 8 2 1 3 4
2008-09 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 56 7 8 15 48
2009-10 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 35 0 7 7 20
2009-10 Spartak Moscow KHL 9 1 3 4 4 7 0 0 0 2
2010-11 Yugra Khanty-Mansiisk KHL 53 11 10 21 44 6 0 1 1 4
2011-12 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 52 8 10 18 26 12 1 4 5 2
2012-13 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 52 1 7 8 24 7 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Yugra Khanty-Mansiisk KHL 32 2 11 13 18 4 0 1 1 2
2014-15 Vityaz Moscow Region KHL 46 3 5 8 50
2015-16 HK Sochi KHL 30 0 1 1 16 1 0 0 0 2
NHL Totals 53 2 10 12 20


WHL East Second All-Star Team (2002) Claimed on waivers by Florida from Chicago, January 29, 2006.
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