Long Island Free At Last: Yashin No Longer an Islander


by Doud

Banner day for the Brooklyn bound hockey club, as they can officially begin play in Kings County next fall sans one Russian mercenary on their books.  Not that Alexei would have sampled the borscht from Brighton Beach’s finest markets anyway, but the Yashin chapter in Isles history is finally closed.  Upon conclusion of this 2015 season at the hands of Chicagos dynastic win last night,  the time on the buyout for hockey’s Bobby Bonilla has expired.  There was a period of time where Yash and his cool turtleneck was the highest paid Islander despite not being a member of the team, and just for shits let’s rundown what was given up for a decent at best center who never lead his team past the first round:


  Kyle Sala Jason Spezza
Sweet moves Milbury, sweeeet moves. 


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