Alexei Yashin - a talented Russian hockey player
Alexei Yashin is a professional hockey player, who spent most of his career spent in the NHL. This player thanks to his hard work, has become one of the highest paid players. He left a large footprint in the history of world hockey.
The beginning of the path of a hockey player sports
Alexei Yashin was born November 5, 1963 in Sverdlovsk. In the family of Alexei loved sports. His father played professional handball club "Kalininets" and his mother a long time to play the volleyball team "Uralochka". Not surprisingly, and Alex, as well as his parents, loved sports. On skates he got at the age of 5 years. First I played hockey in the yard, and after his parents sent him to a local hockey section. Talent Alexei immediately noted hockey experts. He was the leader of his team, and all predicted that the teenager has a great future.
In 1990, Alexei Yashin first entered the field in the club "Motorist". At that time the club played in the Sverdlovsk Higher Hockey League. At first, Alex was hard to get used to adult hockey. But the striker at the end of the season showed good results. After the debut season of Super League, many clubs would like to see this center forward in his lineup. Season 1991-1992 Alexei Yashin spent playing for the Moscow "Dynamo" led by Vladimir Yurzinova. As a part of this club Yashin won the CIS championship in the 1991-1992 season. And in the next year, the Moscow team, together with Alexei won the MHL. This player has shown a high level of play. The three played with Yashin Sergey Petrenko and Jan Kaminsky.
Move in the NHL
Alexei Yashin - hockey player, who at the 1992 NHL Entry Draft was chosen by the club, "Ottawa Senators". For this team in total he played for 8 seasons. According to the results of the season Alex has been recognized as the best player on the team. What is surprising is that he was in his first season received the smallest salary among other players of the club. In June 2001, the hockey player was traded to the team, "New York Islanders". The team from New York, he spent 6 seasons. Alexei Yashin (hockey) was second in the history of the Russian player, who became the captain of an NHL team. Successful career overseas Alexei periodically interrupted. In 1995, Alex started the season in CSKA. in the 1999-2000 season, regular season NHL was skipped due to players strike. And in the 2004-2005 season in the NHL lockout occurred. Yashin during a break in the NHL, played in the team, "Lokomotiv Yaroslavl".
Return to Russia
NHL regular season is the strongest in the world. This league is regularly updated with talented young hockey players. Alex eventually became hard to compete with the new talents. In addition, the central striker in the team, "New York Islanders" had one of the biggest contracts in the league. Manual after another injury Yashin has decided to terminate the contract with him. The thing is that the club "New York Islanders' Alexei had to pay another $ 25 million. And as a result of termination of the contract the club paid 18 million dollars, followed by Alex decided to return to play in Russia. At home, he played for the team "Lokomotiv" and the SKA. Yashin took part in the All-Star Game CHL. One of the teams is named in his honor. The center forward was a major star among the other leaders of the KHL.
Always feel sorry when such talented players like Alexei Yashin, completing his hockey career. The striker for an extended stay overseas for a long time be remembered for hockey fans. At the end of a career Yashin decided to stay in the sport. From 2012 to 2014 the famous hockey player he worked as the general manager of the women's hockey team. Alex responsibly approached his new job, and the women's team began to show good results. From 2013 to 2014 Alexey was an assistant general manager of the Russian national team. Alexei Yashin pointed out that he was interested in working with the women's team, yet it is much more comfortable and accustomed to working with a male team of the country.
Alexei Yashin, whose statistics in the NHL was at the height of regularly summoned to the national team to participate in the prestigious international championships. Yashin, the first time in the Russian team played at the Youth World Championships in 1992. At the championship, our team won the gold medal. In 1993 he became the world champion already in the main team. In 1998, the striker played six matches at the Olympics. According to the results of this tournament, our team won the silver medal. Our team in the history of Russia at the Olympics did not achieve a better result. At the 2002 Olympic Games Russian national team settle for bronze. At the world championships in 2005, our team also won bronze medals. In 2006 at the Olympic Games Russian national team, whose leader was Alexei Yashin, she left without medals.
Personal life athlete
Many hockey fans loved and will always remember this player. Alexei Yashin - hockey player, whose personal life is always excited fans. He is a long time in a civil marriage with a popular actress and model Carol Alt.
Alexei Yashin, whose biography is, of course, turned out successfully, during his long career has won many medals and individual awards. This hockey player is an example for the young players. He always had a hard-working and responsible approach to work. That is why the leading clubs NHL trusted him the captain's armband.