Thread: News Article: Dynamo Moscow signs Omark and Harju
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05-16-2009, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Narnia View Post
He wanted a guarantee to be in the NHL and a one-way contract. The Oilers couldn't give him a one-way contract as it would be breaking the CBA rule. Omark wanted a guarantee roster spot in the NHL and the Oilers wouldn't give it to him. He had to earn a spot and it appears Omark didn't want to do that. Is Omark your son that you're defending Omark in order to criticize the Oilers?
Him demanding an NHL spot was wrong, however demanding an AHL max salary wasn't because of what he could be giving up if he didn't make the team, end of story. It might still be in everyone's best interest that he signed in the KHL unless he tears it up there and gets offered even more $ in the near future. The NHL may need to change some things around or this could be a continuing issue with the KHL.

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