Economics place league purchasing power in flux[more]
Changing spending power: Since Metallurg Magnitogorsk challenged the New York Rangers for the 2008 Victoria Cup, the Russian Ruble has dropped by over 50 per cent to the U.S. Dollar. Photo: Vladimir Rys / Bongarts / Getty Images
What do currencies have to do with hockey business? Quite a lot actually, the best hockey players are paid with money in many countries on three continents, and no salary is immune to the changing values of these currencies.
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“I want to win the Cup again”
Slovak star Hossa brings NHL trophy to Trencin[more]
Marian Hossa hoists the Stanley Cup in his hometown of Trencin. Photo: David Istok
TRENCIN, Slovakia – Marian Hossa brought the Stanley Cup to Trencin for the third time in six years. Even as a 36-year-old he is willing to win the Cup once again. IIHF.com spoke...