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09-29-2003, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Buffaloed
The difference with the NHL draft is that players have to sign a document to opt-in. It's a legal document that is part of the current CBA. If the NHL changes the terms these players were drafted under when they signed the opt-in form, they also void the opt-in form, which nullifies the draft. Those players would either become UFA's or be subject to re-drafting under the new CBA.

Is the opt-in form an appendix to the CBA that you have a handy link to?

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