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Islanders Free Of Alexei Yashin

Remember Alexei Yashin? That’s an absurd question, because of course you do. How could you forget? Yashin was initially a beacon of hope when the New York Islanders acquired him from the Ottawa Senators before the 2001-02 season. The acquisition was not at a cheap price – an under-developed Zdeno Chara, the second-overall pick in the 2001 draft (Jason Spezza) and Bill Muckalt – but...
Via Islanders Insight
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexei Yashin's agent talks KHL vs. NHL, return to Islanders

Former New York Islanders star Alexei Yashin(notes) spent last season with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL, the club Evgeni Nabokov joined this summer. It is also the club that Ilya Kovalchuk(notes) has an offer from. As of today, Yashin is still without a club. SKA made him an offer that Alexei is not in a hurry to accept. His agent, Mark Gandler, spoke with Dmitry Ponomarenko of...
Via Puck Daddy
July 16, 2010  |  Discuss

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