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04-08-2009, 07:28 AM
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You don't know Omark and you probably haven't seen him play. He's the opposite of a money-grubbing primadonna. He knows his value and he's still young. With the Oilers he might get two years of AHL play with crappy pay and bad living conditions and he knows he's good enough for the league, and in the KHL he'll get to play with his best friend and make tons of money. The NHL is still there in a couple of years when he's done in Russia and he might even play for the Oilers then.
"I think he took the short-term KHL money and will be looking for a bigger payday as an UFA later."
He sure did. There are more options for European players these days. That doesn't make them primadonnas though.
You do know that he was perfectly capable of going back to Europe if he couldn't make the Oilers right? Mikhnov did it.
He openly admitted to following the money, so yeah, he's literally money-grubbing.
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