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Alexei Yashin

Born:November 05, 1973Draft:1992 Senators #2 Overall
Hometown:Yekaterinburg, RussiaPosition:C
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Russia

Alexei Valeryevich Yashin (Russian: Алексей Валерьевич Яшин; born 5 November 1973) is a Russian former professional ice hockey centre who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Ottawa Senators and New York Islanders, serving as captain of both teams. He also played nine seasons in the Russian Superleague (RSL) and Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for Dynamo Moscow, CSKA Moscow, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, and SKA Saint Petersburg. He was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2020.

Alexei Yashin
Alexei Yashin, New York Islanders (Photo by Mike Stobe /Getty Images)

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  • Captain of the Senators (1998-1999)
  • Captain of the Islanders (2005-2007)
  • Inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2020
  • Played in three KHL All-Star Games (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Spengler Cup All-Star Team (2011)
  • Spengler Cup Winner (SKA St. Petersburg) (2011)
  • RSL Most Valuable Player (2008)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2005)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2002)
  • Played in three NHL All-Star Games (1994, 1999, 2002)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (1998)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (1993)
  • RSL First All-Star Team (1993)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Gold Medal (1992)
  • U18 EJC Silver Medal (1991)