Alexei Yashin

Ice Hockey Player
Born Nov 5, 1973

Alexei Valeryevich Yashin is a Russian professional ice hockey player. He is currently a free agent. Yashin last played for SKA Saint Petersburg of the KHL and has previously played in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa Senators (1993–2001) and New York Islanders (2001–2007).… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on November 5, 1973.


1992 18 Years Old After remaining in Russia for the 1992–93 season with the Dynamo Moscow, Yashin arrived in Ottawa for the 1993–94 NHL season, along with Ottawa's other highly touted young draft selection, Alexandre Daigle. … Read More
1993 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Off the ice, however, Yashin's time in Ottawa was tumultuous. Senators' management initially viewed Daigle, who had been selected first overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, as the franchise's cornerstone player.


1995 21 Years Old Several nasty contract disputes later developed between Yashin and the team, beginning when Yashin refused to honor his contract at the onset of the 1995–96 NHL season, unless the terms were renegotiated to make him the team's highest paid player. … Read More
1998 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Yashin initially pledged to give a million dollars to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the Centre's largest ever donation. … Read More
1999 25 Years Old When Yashin still refused to report, the Senators suspended him for the rest of the 1999–2000 NHL season on November 10, with the full support of the NHL. … Read More
2000 26 Years Old Yashin returned to the Senators for the 2000–01 season. … Read More
On draft day, 2001, Yashin was sent to the New York Islanders for defenseman Zdeno Chára, forward Bill Muckalt and the second overall draft selection, which the Senators used to draft highly touted centerman Jason Spezza. … Read More


2006 32 Years Old 1 More Event
An October 2006 article in Newsday suggested that Yashin must "make a difference" in 2006–07 or he will be bought out at the end of the season. … Read More
Yashin finally returned to the line-up on March 8, 2007, and posted 13 points (five goals and eight assists) in 16 games helping the Islanders clinch the eighth and final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. … Read More
2009 35 Years Old On May 29, 2009, it was announced that he had signed with SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). … Read More
During the summer of 2011, the New York Islanders and Yashin discussed the possibility of Yashin returning to play for the team in the 2011-12 season.
2012 38 Years Old In December, 2012, Russian Hockey Federation President Vladislav Tretiak appointed Yashin to the post of general manager of the Russian National Women's Team. … Read More
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