© / Alexey KudenkoDmitry Yashkin
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MOSCOW, 25 Jul – Czech striker Dmitry Yashkin became a player of the St. Petersburg SKA, according to the official Telegram channel of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) club.
The agreement with the 29-year-old striker is valid until April 30, 2023.
Earlier, SKA head coach Roman Rotenberg posted on his Telegram channel a video with an excerpt from the film “Gentlemen” and superimposed text, which reported that Yashkin would move to the St. Petersburg club.
Last season, the athlete spent in the club of the National Hockey League (NHL) “Arizona Coyotes”, which, due to injury, played 12 games and made one assist. Also in the NHL, Yashkin played for the Washington Capitals and the St. Louis Blues.
In the KHL, the Czech forward played in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons with Dynamo Moscow, which owned the rights to the player. In total, he played 133 games in the league, in which he scored 137 points (77 goals and 60 assists).