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MOSCOW, 28 Jul – Czech striker Dmitry Yashkin said that he was not satisfied with any of the proposals from the clubs of the National Hockey League (NHL), after which he decided to sign a contract with the St. Petersburg SKA.
On Monday, SKA announced the signing of a contract with 29-year-old Yashkin. The agreement with the forward is for one season.

“The hockey that SKA shows is close to me – this is exactly the style of play that suits me. Plus a young and fighting team. Petersburg has a very promising team that has only one goal – the cup. We will strive for this, I am ready to achieve the highest goals together with the club,” Yashkin was quoted as saying by the SKA official website.

“Negotiations went on for a long time, I was waiting for offers from the NHL. In the end, none of them suited me, and I decided to negotiate with SKA. , tough matches, so now it will be much more pleasant to be “on the other side of the barricades,” the hockey player added.
Yashkin spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes NHL club, missing most of the championship due to injury. He played 12 matches and made one assist.
“In the coming days (I will join the team). I will fly to Russia, undergo a medical examination and join the team in Novogorsk. I have been in recovery mode after an injury and constant training both on the ground and on ice for seven months. partners at the training camp) will not have to, everything will be in order,” the striker said.


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