the international hockey Federation has included in the IIHF Hall of fame two-time Olympic medalist in the national team of Russia Alexei Yashin. Thus, he was the first one in 2020, a hockey player who was honored to be among the famous players in the world.
“to be honest, never even thought about it. Very nice and cool that my career is appreciated in the hockey world” – quoted Yashin TASS.
46-year-old hung up the skates in 2012. He is a silver and bronze medalist of the Olympic games (1998, 2002), as well as world champion in 1993. In the National hockey League, he spent 850 games, scoring 781 points.