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Time to get 'er going, boys

Updated: November 18, 2013, 6:59 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

Five guys who have to pick up their games in the second quarter:

Nail Yakupov, Edmonton Oilers. This guy is going to have a great career, but he's got to put his head down and focus on what matters. Stop whining, tell your agent to stop whining and get to work. There's no easy way in the NHL. Only hard work gets you to where your talent should bring you. And he's got oodles of it.

Marian Gaborik, Columbus Blue Jackets. He's injured now, but it was a quiet first quarter for ...

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