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11-14-2012, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Qward View Post
Can someone explain to me why Radulov was allowed to walk away from the NHL to play in the KHL in 2008, but this can't do the same thing only in reverse?

Honest question.
I dont know all of the details but my best guess is that Radulov was a restricted free agent when he signed with the KHL. Nashville still owned his rights when he became a free agent after his KHL contract was up and he came back.

Porky signed a KHL contract then signed an NHL contract afterwards thus making the NHL contract invalid.

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