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06-20-2013, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by PJ A Oates View Post
Still. I really doubt it. Especially when the Stockholm clubs are doing really poorly and I think he would return to one of those. Only one team in the top tier and they are not rich.

The salarys in Sweden are not public so its mostly educated speculation, but there are roumors that Jan Hlavac (or was it Hlinka) had a salary on almost 750k USD, but most starplayers have around 200 000-350 000 SEK per month (around 550 000 USD for the whole year). So my guess is he wouldn't get anywhere near 1,25M in Sweden.

A league minimum (on a one way contract) is worth percieveble more than pretty much any contract in Sweden.
I take your word on it. I heard there were offers and assumed they'd have the financial incentive to make it worth leaving the NHL otherwise they wouldn't have bothered.

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