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01-16-2013, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by QRemparts View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong but Martin Frk was not in the same situation? Except he played in CZE... I think he had a contract in CZE but came here... And for Nichushkin, Kucherov had a KHL deal this season so nothing is impossible with Quebec. They were looking to Kuznetsov some years ago...
The difference is that contracts in other countries have out clauses and the federations have agreements that allow for transfers, whereas Russian ones don't.
The only way you can get out one in Russia is if you personally buy it out (not your team).
Kucherov was probably able to do that because his parents, IIRC, are pretty wealthy and actually work in New York.

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