Thread: Confirmed with Link: Mats Zuccarello Re-signs (1 year, $1.15M)
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07-10-2013, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
I don't think it's for protection, I think it's a declaration that Zuccarello wants to play in the NHL for the Rangers. Once he files for arbitration, he can't sign a contract in Europe.

I don't think money is a big issue and that a contract will be agreed on before the hearing.
Didn't something similar happen where Jiri Hudler signed in Europe before his arbitration date a couple of years back?

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