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As part of its continuing policy of financial transparency, the Kontinental Hockey League has published the total payments made by each club to locked-out NHL players hired during the dispute. These payments were made in accordance with last September’s amendment to KHL Regulations governing the signing by KHL clubs of NHL players in the event of a lockout (KHL).
Payments to NHL Players (RUB)
Payments to NHL Players (USD*)
SKA Saint Petersburg
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Avangard Omsk Region
Atlant Moscow Region
Ak Bars Kazan
The following clubs did not hire any NHL players during the lockout: Amur Khabarovsk, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Sibir Novosibirsk, Spartak Moscow, Traktor Chelyabinsk and Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk.
Spanish second division side Mirandés, which decided to extend its term for purchasing shares, is "on the verge of receiving the money necessary to become an anonymous society, which law requires for clubs to remain in the second division," according to Javier Lafuente of EL PAIS. Local businessman Vicente España has agreed to purchase at least 51% of the club's social capital (EL PAIS, 6/26). The EFE reported once the agreement with España is finalized, Mirandés will have covered more than 90% of the amount it owes the Spanish government (EFE, 6/25).