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11-15-2012, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by NYRFAN218 View Post
I doubt that would happen. A lot of those guys are big on playing in the Olympics and if they stay over there and don't honor their NHL deals, can't be IIHF ban them from international competition?

Would be hilarious though.
Agreed, I doubt it would happen as well.

The IIHF could ban them, but aren't guaranteed to. There'd be a lot of pressure from Russia, especially since the Olympics are there, to let them play. I don't believe Radulov is banned, and he did the same thing. Granted, he wasn't as big a star.

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