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The Islanders’ Alexei Yashin nightmare finally ends after 2014-15

The Islanders are guaranteed to have at least one thing to celebrate at the end of the 2014-15 season. No, that doesn’t mean they’ll win the Cup or even make the playoffs. That statement refers to the fact Alexei Yashin finally comes off the books at the end of the season after what seems like an eternity for the Islanders. Yashin last skated in the NHL back in 2006-07, but the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick DiPietro, Alexei Yashin Headline Worst Moves Made By Islanders (Photos)

The New York Islanders are definitely not a hockey organization known for making the best trades to improve their team. In fact, the team’s trade history probably reads like a horror story to its fans. From the organization’s most recent blunder with Thomas Vanek, to infamous, big-money deals that didn’t work out, the Islanders would probably lose if they played a game against...
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yashin helps Russian women's club on ice

Former Ottawa Senators star Alexei Yashin is back in Canada's capital city, this time as a hockey executive with Russia's women's hockey team. Yashin was recently named general manager of the club in an attempt to help his home country's chances of earning a medal at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He is now overseeing the team at the women'...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexei Yashin Wants Your Money... For Charity

  Thanks to Twitter follower @1mattstephenson for bringing to our attention the news that Alexei Yashin and his actress/supermodel wife Carol Alt are making themselves available for charity. By visiting the website, the public can bid on a number of opportunities to spend time with celebrities. You can play a round of golf with Alice Cooper, learn the art...
Via The 6th Sens
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Was Traded to the Senators for Alexei Yashin in 2001

The Islanders let a good one slip away in 2001 when they traded current Bruins captain Zdeno Chara to the Senators for Alexei Yashin. The Isles had selected Chara in the third round (56th overall) of the 1996 NHL draft and made his NHL debut in the 1997-98 season. In four years with the Islanders, he scored six goals, notched 23 assists and well over 300 PIMs. He spent the next four...
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Defenseman Did the Islanders Trade to the Senators in 2001 to Acquire Alexei Yashin?

The Islanders have made a couple of crazy acquisitions and contract signings in their day and one in particular had to do with forward Alexei Yashin. The Isles coughed up a pretty good blue-liner for the Sens sniper and that defenseman has budded into one of the league’s best. Which defenseman was sent to the Senators in exchange for Yashin in 2001? Answer The Four’s Trivia Question...
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick DiPietro, Alexei Yashin Contracts Among Top 10 Worst Deals in NHL History (Photos)

Hockey players make peanuts compared to the all-stars of the NBA, MLB and NFL, but that certainly doesn’t mean there aren’t a handful of high-rollers skating at an arena near you. For every superstar that’s earning his multimillions, there are about two or three ripping their owner off, for lack of a better term. Baseball has its Alex Rodriguezs and Barry Zitos while the NBA...
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexei Yashin Won’t Return to New York Islanders

Alexei Yashin is poised to make a return to the NHL according to his agent Mark Gandler. “We already have a concrete offer from a club,” he said. So now the question is, who is that club? Of course the first rumor is going to be the New York Islanders. However, the Islanders bought out [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Next Level Sports Network
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Yashin Has A “Concrete” Offer From An NHL Team

from SovSport (rough Russian translation), The famous 38-year-old forward Alexei Yashin, who after last season, parted with CSKA Moscow, intends to pursue a career in North America. A variant of the “Motorist” from his home in Yekaterinburg longer interests him . - Yashin, considering the transition to the NHL - said last night told “Soviet Sport” Sergei Begishevo player’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

KHL All Star Game

The KHL All Star Game will be played this Saturday in Riga, Latvia. It is always interesting to see which players make the AHL All Star rosters as almost all of them have been seen in North America in the past. The game is West Conference against East Conference. Each team has a big name player as their captain. In the past it was Team Jaromir Jagr representing the East and Team...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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