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Despite Economic Obstacles, KHL Is Able To Keep Foreign Players On Rosters

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

Despite the gradually lowering salary cap in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and the ruble's devaluation, the KHL's Russian clubs say they are not losing their foreign players. "There are four foreign players on Avangard's squad list," Vladimir Shalayev, president of HC Avangard Omsk, Eastern Co...

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