Alexei Yashin started his career with the Avtomobilist Sverdlovsk. Eventually, he was promoted to Dynamo Moscow in 1991. Plenty of ice hockey scouts were impressed with his performance on ice. Just before he completed his stint with all the Dynamo, he was selected by the Ottawa Senators as the 2nd overall pick through the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Alexei earned a nomination for the Calder Trophy and made as team captain throughout the 1998-1999 NHL season. A dispute over his contract stripped off his captaincy which was handed over to Daniel, instead. Yashin was traded to New York Islanders in 2001 and played together with the team in four NHL All-Star Games. The Islanders decided to buy out the rest of his contract. Yashin decided to play for the Russian Super League’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavi in 2007. Two years later, he moved to Kontinental Hockey League’s SKA St. Petersburg. Yashin retired from playing ice hockey after the 2011-2012 season. Alexei Valeryevich Yashin was born on November 5, 1973 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Life after retirement, Yashin was made as general manager of Russian National Women’s Hockey Team in 2012.