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07-13-2011, 02:25 AM
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Blane Youngblood
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Originally Posted by STL fan in IA View Post
Tarasenko isn't signed yet but even if he remains unsigned 2 years after his draft, Russians don't re-enter the draft like the other Euro draftees do since there is no transfer agreement in place with the Russian Federation. Until/unless they come to a transfer agreement, the NHL has determined that as far as the NHL rights for these players go, teams hold the rights of players drafted out of Russia in perpetuity.
That makes sense. Thanks.

I think it might be a good year to not sign if you're a high end prospect due to the major cap increase expected as a result of the new TV deal.

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