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11-13-2012, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by ES View Post
How about player like Yakupov? Does him playing in KHL count as slide which comes into effect when not playing enough NHL games?
Would depend on the new CBA's transition rules. Under the past CBA transition rules all rookie contracts like Yakupov's that would have commenced in the canceled 2004-2005 season slid.

CBA Exhibit 16, 4(a)
For purposes of determining "slides" for the 2004-05 cancelled season, the
following rules shall apply: (1) All Entry Level SPCs that "slid" in 2003-04, will
be deemed to have "slid" for 2004-05; (2) All Entry Level SPCs that did not
"slide" in 2003-04, will be deemed not to have "slid" in 2004-05; and (3) All
Entry Level SPCs entered into prior to the expiration of the Expired CBA, with a
term scheduled to commence with the 2004-05 season, will be deemed to have
"slid" for 2004-05.

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