Ironically, his last year in the league coincides with the last time the Isles made it to the post season. They currently sit tied for sixth in the Eastern Conference and could make their first playoff appearance since 2007.
?They?re in a very good position, but they still have to win some hockey games to clinch the playoffs and I wish them good luck,? Yashin said of the current team during a phone interview Friday. ?I?m very happy for Charles too, because he?s tried to make the playoffs for the last couple of years and now they really have an opportunity.?