Thread: Value of: Evgeny Kuznetsov to Detroit
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03-22-2013, 04:58 AM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
Because until recent changes were made, drafted European player rights were retained until the player reached 31.

Now for Europeans it's four years from draft for 18/19 year olds, or 2 for 20+.

Which means that Kuznetsov turns UFA in 2014, and the only reason a team should trade for him is if they can get him to come over before then.
Are you sure that includes the KHL? I don't think the Caps will lose his rights, never ever heard it mentioned on the Caps board

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