Thread: Confirmed with Link: Oilers sign Draisaitl to ELC
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08-14-2014, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by joestevens29 View Post
Yak's also had something to do with the lockout did it not?
"Nail Yakupov has been released to play in the KHL," Hockey Canada said. "Hockey Canada and the Russian Ice Hockey Federation have announced that the OHL has determined that Yakupov had no independent legal advice when, at the age of 17 years old, he signed his contract with Sarnia. His release goes into effect immediately."

So whatever that means... not too sure that the decision to let him play in KHL had anything to do with the lockout, even though that was the reason he went over there to play. Also not sure how that kind of ruling would apply in Draisaitl's case.

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