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06-09-2012, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Markstrom Rules View Post
If Donskoi really wanted to come over, he should have been prepared to take less. Why would an NHL team make him potentially the highest paid player on the AHL team? It's about precedents. No prospect gets paid that much in the AHL. Why should he be special? I was hoping he'd sign, but it's not a big loss. He's not anything special.
You missed a crucial point:

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Originally Posted by MickOlax View Post
The problem is that Donskoi is all but sure to play in Finland next season where he is making ~over 100K € per year, and the Panthers don't seem to be willing to pay him that much while playing in Finland. (I think they have offered around 40K-50K in US dollars, which isn't even half of what he is making here)
He wasn't coming over at any point, but Panthers weren't ready to pay him that kind of $ to play in the FEL.

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