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05-21-2013, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Oilers4life1987 View Post
Didn't Zharkov stated that he wanted to play in NHL instead of KHL. I really had high hopes for him. At 6'4 he is skilled enough to make the team eventually. Maybe he thinks that he has nothing to prove in OHL anymore. Does anybody know how long the contract is and how long can the Oilers hold his rights?
Yeah. Pretty sure he was the guy who said he was more Canadian than Russian and took a little heat for it.

The article makes it sound like it's just a one year deal over there.

The Oilers will hold his rights until June(iirc) of next year.

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