Thread: Player Discussion: Evgeny Kuznetsov Part 2
View Single Post
Old
12-29-2012, 09:49 PM
  #87
Devil Dancer
Registered User
 
Devil Dancer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Country: United States
Posts: 11,995
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by WarriorofTime View Post
Kuznetsov looks really smart for signing that two year contract in the KHL last season with the Lockout wiping out this NHL season. I agree with his decision not to go to the AHL. Hopefully he comes to the NHL after his KHL contract expires after 2014. He is a true Superstar who will be part of the Russian Olympic team for a hockey generation. Hopefully he realizes being the best player in the KHL is not as satisfying as competing in the best league in the world.
I don't see how a two year contract makes him look smart. A one year deal? Sure. But this lockout isn't going to go into the next season, and even if it did, he could just pull a Semin and sign another one year KHL deal. Now he's stuck with another year of KHL duty whether he wants it or not.

Devil Dancer is offline