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01-22-2013, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by TollefsenFan View Post
Holøs left because the avs wanted bigger Ds. Tollefsen left because he was traded to the red wings and he dosent rly fit the red wings. Thoresen and Zuke both ended up on the bottom lines, while both players believe they belong on the top 6.

Thoresen earn about 12 mill nor kroner a year in SKA and he is the alternate captain. So I doubt that any NHL will give him that much

Zuccarello earns between 12-14 mill norske kroner after tax is payed.

Quite amazing that Zuccarello earns the same or a bit more than Thoresen! Zuccarello is an amazing wing on big ice very suited to russian style of hockey; BUT

Thoresen is in my opinion a fantastic versatile player. His can play both center and wing, scores goals and bring on the assists and lead his team, while also being good defensively.

In KHL: Thoresen 14G 21A (0,85 point average) while Zuccarello 8G 13A (0,66 point average).

Tollefsen and Holøs are clearly good enough for NHL, but I totally understand they want to play important parts on their teams instead of playing as low pairing d-men.

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