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01-13-2010, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Hollywood Cannon View Post
Let them leave. The KHL won't be able to pay the salaries with their unstable money flow. I'm pretty sure I heard some teams have already failed to pay players at the correct time and if the Russians want to deal with that let them.
That's certainly true but you would have to assume that a star like Kovy or Ovechkin would have a contract paid directly by Gazprom rather than the team itself. Medvedev wouldn't want to be embarrassed by having a high profile player not get paid. But, you are right, the league is retardedly set-up. They will never be able to draw Swedish or Finnish or German teams into the KHL until the Russians stop running the league like it's their own personal inferiority complex therapy.

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