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Dynamo Moscow signs Omark and Harju
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04-08-2009, 05:44 PM
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it looks like we retain his rights so this is no big loss. ALso, the contract Omark was after wasn't 850,000$, it was closer to 2 mill including bonuses. Those bonuses count against the cap even if he didn't reach them. Huge risk.
Not only no big loss, but actually a big plus in reducing that risk. Because when he goes to the KHL, he either he does well or he doesn't.
If he doesn't, we never spent a penny, and who cares. No loss.
If he does well, that raises confidence in his ability to play in the NHL, and we still have him forced into a rookie contract if he wants into the NHL.
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