Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Evander Kane to Dinamo Minsk
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09-28-2012, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by smitty10 View Post
It's a shame they couldn't get Grabovski or either of the Kostitsyn's.
grabovski has his ties with yunost' minsk (which now in the vhl), which is dinamo rival. he had played as a younster for yunost hockey school. so, at first, he considered playing for them, though their coach and his friend and mentor zakharov told him to play in the khl ("there is nothing to do for you in the vhl, you need to play on a higher level")
then dinamo made their offer which was not that bad financially as it was revealed by dinamo director matushkin and later confirmed by misha's agent greenstein. but grabovski finally has chosen cska.
not so much fans are happy now

it was such a long story, really. you can read some here about this -
after this there was cska offer

what about andrei - it's clear that dinamo couldn't afford his contract

sergei? i think that he will take third nhler spot in minsk

Last edited by kunabai: 09-28-2012 at 12:20 PM.
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