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12-31-2012, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
Isn't there a rule about this where if a player is signed to a team's affiliate, that team has the first right to sign/not sign said player to an NHL contract? I recall something like this happening with Mark Pope...



Maybe the Canucks just wait this situation out if they expect the season to start shortly. NHL players will then vacate the Euro leagues, which should open a spot for Grenier... somewhere.
I believe you are correct, just as I hit submit the Pope contract came to mind. He could go play with White in the German 2nd league haha

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