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Canadian goaltender says KHL team owes players money: 'I've had enough'

Herwig Prammer / Reuters

The KHL remains a viable option for former and prospective NHLers looking to play professional hockey, often in a more desirable playing situation and, in some cases, with a higher salary.

That is, as long as the club actually pays them.

Mark Dekanich, the Nashville Predators' 2006 fifth-round draft pick, blasted his current club - Medvescak Zagreb - this week for hosting training camp despite allegedly still owing him and several other team members money from last season, according to Geneen Pipher of Hockey VIPs Magazine.

The goaltender was vocal on Twitter:

"Funny that @KHL_MedvescakZG is running camp & has a team even though they didn't pay the players from last season. Actually, it's not funny," he wrote.

Dekanich urged the team to pay him so he could move on:

"After patiently waiting 5 months(!) for 1/3 my salary, I've had enough. Taking action via social media is the last resort. Pay me & I'll go," he wrote.

The magazine confirmed that various other players are also still owed payments, claiming that similar revelations don't typically go public as a result of contractual media screens.

The KHL continues to see NHL players - most notably Europeans - spill into the league, despite some suspect conduct. Some notable names include Ilya Kovalchuk, Vladimir Sobotka, and, most recently, Viktor Fasth.

Canadian goaltender says KHL team owes players money: 'I've had enough'
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