Thread: Speculation: Can Radulov become a Hab?
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06-06-2012, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Blind Gardien View Post
His KHL season was over, he just got "free money" to play a few games for Nashville. And most importantly burn off his ELC. Dunno if Nashville will qualify him to retain his rights or not, but his return this year was a great way to keep his options open and advance him closer to UFA status. The KHL might not *always* be able to offer him more money than the NHL. Coming over got him out of the commitment to Nashville, so whatever happens down the road, he will have more options available. It was basically a no-brainer to come back to the NHL for this little cameo.
Wouldn't his QO only be like 1.2 mil/year? They would be massively stupid not to qualify him. Give him a QO and trade him for the best offer.

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