for his agent to say that he will not go a penny under his worth on the open market is a crock and simply a very stingy and selfish approach to getting his client back in the good graces of the nhl (teams and fans).
if yashin was smart, he would take a 1 million dollar contract and go play for a contender with big name players like the avalanche or mighty ducks. he could skate and score in the shadows and earn a bigger contract next year.
go stomp your feet and play in russia for all we care...because what it comes down to is that no one will feel bad for you and you simply will not push a GM's hand with this tranparent card you are playing.
what a joke this guy is.