Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/06/07 at 05:56 PM ET
Very cool Hockey News….
from Barry Smith at the Hockey News,
Just checking in to give you a better idea of the Russian Super League.
We have now played every team in the league. One thing that really sticks out there is quite a big disparity between the size of the cities and the payrolls.
For example, Omsk has a payroll of $50 million (US), which is the highest payroll in the league. The teams are financed by large corporations or municipality funding. There is no possible way a team here can break even based on ticket sales, concessions and parking.
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