Updates on Nail Yakupov, Ryan McDonagh and Gabriel Landeskog.


Yakupov playing well in the KHL.

KHL.RU: Nail Yakupov had a goal and an assist playing left wing in a losing cause as Niznekamsk fell to Slovan 5-4 in a shootout.

RIANOVOSTI: NY Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh became the first American-born player to sign a lockout contract with a KHL team, joining Barys Astana in Kazakhstan.

DENVER POST: Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist in his first game with Djurgarden of the Swedish League, leading them to a 3-2 win over Orebro on Wednesday.