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08-05-2012, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by axecrew View Post
They really have no choice.....if their team tells them they have to play in the AHL they either report or get suspended and not paid. Doubt many of them have enough money to live on stock-piled away like a vet does.
All they would be losing is less than 100 K, the ''AHL salary'' on a 2-way contract entry level contract so to say.

A player can play where he wants during a lockout.

Rick Nash was still on his entry level contract in 2004-05 and played in Europe for HC Davos.

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