Thread: Czech Republic: G Jakub Kovář
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05-18-2012, 03:58 PM
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I think he would be interested to do that. But I'm not sure if his club will release him as he is still under contract. They have nobody to replace him right now and he's basically the most important player of that team. Everything probably depends on if they find some other goalie + the club that wants him would have to pay money to get him out of his contract. I don't know if NHL/AHL teams ever do that.
I don't think they're allowed to under the CBA. However, they are able to give him a signing bonus that can be used to (help) buyout his current contract. I think he has what it takes to be in the NHL, but we'll have to wait and see what Philly decides to do this summer.

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