Dmitrij Jaškin
Born March 23 1993 (1993-03-23) (age 24),
Omsk, Russia
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
St. Louis Blues
HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
NHL Draft 41st overall, 2011
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2010–present

Dmitrij Jaškin (Russian: Дмитрий Яшкин; born March 23, 1993) is a Russian-born Czech professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Slavia Praha of the Czech Extraliga. Jaškin was selected first overall in the 2010 KHL Junior Draft by Sibir Novosibirsk and was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round, 41st overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

His father, Alexei Yashkin, was a professional defenceman for Khimik Voskresensk in the Soviet Championship League and later HC Vsetín in the Czech Extraliga. Dmitrij and his older brother Michajl started in the Vsetín youth system while their father played there, and they both transferred to Slavia in 2008. The family has lived in Prague, Czech Republic since 1993, when Dmitrij was eight months old.

Jaškin was would have played in the 2011 IIHF World U20 Championship, but suffered a knee injury in an Extraliga game on 21 November, which sidelined him for six weeks and caused him to miss the tournament.[1] He registered 10 points in 33 Extraliga games during the season as a 17 year old, ranking him second among junior-aged players in the league.[2]


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