Found August 30, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Russian Machine Never Breaks, Friday, during a fan forum, Dynamo Moscow general director Andrey Safronov said that he’d talk to Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin about coming back to Russia. Ovechkin, a Dynamo alum who played for the club until 2005 as well as during the 2012 lockout, is under contract with the Capitals until 2021. The reigning Hart trophy winner is slated to receive $79 million over the next eight seasons. Here is Safronov, as quoted by the Russian ITAR-TASS news agency: Ovechkin has a current contract with the Capitals. Can we try to pull him out? We’ll talk, we’ll look at each other and will have some result. Right now all Russian national team players want to come back to their homeland. KHL shows its force and credibility. And finances are important too. Taking taxes in account, playing in Russia has become way more attractive for players. continued

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With the NHL season quickly approaching, the Washington Capitals have left their fans on the edge of their seat regarding the contract extension of forward, Marcus Johansson. Johansson just finished up his three-year entry level contract that paid him roughly $900,000 per year. Although there was speculation that Johansson would be under a contract before Mikhail Grabovski was...
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