FuturePens wrote:Apperantly, we are suppost to compensate Malkin's team. I'am sure they're talking $$$ and not players.
Correct, and that's fair. If a euro league team signed Crosby to a contract, I am sure all of us would be screaming for some sort of compensation.
When the Russians were part of the IIHL transfer agreement, this would have been very simple. That agreement set the price for compensation. The Russians didn't like it and wanted to be able to negotiate the price on a player-by-player basis.