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01-07-2012, 05:48 AM
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Sykur
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Originally Posted by Halpysback View Post
He'd probably be completely tax exempt as well.

If I were him that's what I would do given the injury history. Might as well make 4-5x the money in a less headshotty league rather than sign here and get run by everybody. 20 million in the KHL vs 5 million after taxes and escrow + a retirement inducing concussion in the NHL. Not that hard of a choice.

The bulk of Sidney Crosby's income does not come from playing hockey, it comes from endorsements.

That is why he will not play overseas.

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