Hockey Fan Forums banner
1 - 1 of 1 Posts

Premium Member
18,276 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Antero Niittymaki had just signed a one-year contract for the same amount as had Robert Esche - $1 million.

It was summer, and Esche was on the phone with a longtime confidant, Sean Burke. Esche was fretting about how it would be perceived if he and Niittymaki, both Flyers goalies, were making the same amount. Would it mean they would both be starters? Or would it mean that neither was good enough to be No. 1?

"I know if I go there it will be an awful situation - people will run me out of town," he told Burke, a fellow goalie.

complete article
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.