Three Salavat Yulaev hockey players hit Top-10 of highest-paid KHL players
Three hockey players of the Ufa club Salavat Yulaev hit the updated rating of the ten highest-paid players of the Kontinental Hockey League. The third place, together with the goalkeeper of the Yekaterinburg Avtomobilist Yakub Kovar, was shared by the Finnish player Teemu Hartikainen. His seasonal contract is RUB 90 million.
The seventh line was taken by the Danish player of the Ufa team Philip Larsen. His contract salary for the current season is 80 million rubles. The Finnish goalkeeper of Salavat Juha Metsola will receive a similar amount, according to Sport-Express.
The striker of the Bashkir club Markus Granlund is in 21st place in the rating, Sakari Manninen is in 29th place. However, these and other forwards signed employment contracts for the same amount — 60 million rubles.
The most expensive Russian players of Salavat Yulaev occupy only 54th and 55th lines. Alexander Kadeikin and Dmitry Kugryshev will earn at least 50 million rubles this season. Grigory Panin was also included in the list of highly paid with a salary of 45 million rubles.