Thread: News Article: Dynamo Moscow signs Omark and Harju
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05-16-2009, 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by MerryJ99 View Post
No Rookie can be signed to a one way contract... I also think that would have been the Oilers biggest hurdle regardless. That is what the KHL is hoping for though. They can take advantage of the fact that the NHL teams must sign Rookies to no more than the max and cannot guarantee them time in the NHL. The KHL can offer these Kids a lot more in terms of Monetary Value. What option would you choose given the choice? He made the right choice if he wanted a payday.
Keep wondering how the KHL is going to practically apply its recent decision to draft 17 year olds. With no entry level restrictions like the NHL, it could take the cream of European rookies and sign them to contracts that the NHL can't touch. And what about gifted 17 year old North Americans?

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