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07-07-2013, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by tserberis View Post
Nope. Just like Ekholm. Will fly out
Ekholm was contractually obligated to go back to Sweden his first year in North America because his SEL team had the right to recall him should he be sent to the AHL. It was not his choice and that was what causes a lot of the friction at the start of that season.

This is not the case with Forsberg since he was a first round pick and is under contract to the NHL. Forsberg can refuse to report to the AHL, but he would be in violation of his contract. Irregardless, I believe he starts the season in Nashville...

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