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09-16-2012, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by RobertR View Post
Yeah, it is. But i fallow it sometimes, and i remember some guys give`d inside info about previous signings before they were announced.

And why are you talking about "afford" do you think all other European teams can afford all those NHL players? Swiss teams, SM-liga, they definitely don`t have more money then Riga.

A lot of NHL players would play in Europe just for practice and stay in shape purposes. I think they all know that contract as they have in NHL, can afford to pay only some KHL teams, who already have they rosters full, and i think if they want to fill that with non-russsian NHL player, no offence to Perry and Koivu, there are not even best players in their team, they will sign some Stamkos/Giroux/Getzalf calibre players.
Perry isn't the best player on his team? He's a former MVP and last year he lead his team on goals. Getzlaf, on the other hand, had only 11 goals.

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