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07-18-2012, 08:40 AM
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Mikhail Grigorenko signs 3-year ELC

@BuffaloSabres tweets:

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He signed!
Based on hairstyle and watch, it's believed to be Mikhail Grigorenko.

source: https://twitter.com/BuffaloSabres/st...79587755716608

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Confirmations:
https://twitter.com/StepnerWKBW/stat...83153555845121
https://www.facebook.com/MIkhailGrigorenko
https://twitter.com/Jay_Grossman/sta...88649536925697


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Confirmed by Shawn Stepner.

https://twitter.com/StepnerWKBW/stat...83153555845121

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#Buffalo‬ ‪#Sabres‬ have signed 12th overall pick center Mikhail Grigorenko to his entry-level contract ‪#NHL‬

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Very cool. Was anyone really worried this wasn't going to happen?

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Very cool. Was anyone really worried this wasn't going to happen?
Nope. He said he wanted to be here, and wasn't going to the KHL. I took him at his word.

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if there is a lockout, can grigorenko play in rochester?

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Expected, but nonetheless it's good news.

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Also, as if there was any doubt, Jeremy White adds same shirt:



...and watch:


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Expected, but nonetheless it's good news.

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Also, as if there was any doubt, Jeremy White adds same shirt:
As usual, hard hitting journalism from WGR.

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if there is a lockout, can grigorenko play in rochester?
No, I don't think so - He is still too young for AHL service since he is coming from the CHL. Girgs can though (USHL)...

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No, I don't think so - He is still too young for AHL service since he is coming from the CHL. Girgs can though (USHL)...
I know the rule... just curious if it still applied if there is a lockout

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good news. Glad it's done.

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I know the rule... just curious if it still applied if there is a lockout
It's not a rule, it's an agreement between the NHL and CHL. Since NHL teams technically don't have any players if there's a lockout, they can't really assign those players to the AHL anyways.

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Hehehehehe.... to all those pre-draft pundits and rumor mongers claiming he was bolting to the KHL, the word is "schadenfreude".

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...and further confirmation of a deal via his agent:
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Buffalo ‪#Sabres‬ first pick Mikhail Grigorenko has agreed to terms w/ ‪#sabres‬ on ELS Contract ‪#remparts‬ http://www.facebook.com/MikhailGrigore

Link: https://twitter.com/Jay_Grossman/sta...88649536925697

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Hehehehehe.... to all those pre-draft pundits and rumor mongers claiming he was bolting to the KHL, the word is "schadenfreude".
He could still go off drinking at 2a on a gameday and head back to Russia and make an absurd amount of tax free dollars in the Russian Recreational Hockey League.

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It's not a rule, it's an agreement between the NHL and CHL. Since NHL teams technically don't have any players if there's a lockout, they can't really assign those players to the AHL anyways.
What?

So since the agreement is between the NHL and CHL, and the NHL locks out it's players, then what prevents Grigorenko from playing in Rochester?

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What?

So since the agreement is between the NHL and CHL, and the NHL locks out it's players, then what prevents Grigorenko from playing in Rochester?
The NHL's agreements don't cease to exist in the event of a lockout apparently.

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What?

So since the agreement is between the NHL and CHL, and the NHL locks out it's players, then what prevents Grigorenko from playing in Rochester?
The agreement is separate from the CBA, even though I believe it is in the CBA as well.

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The agreement is separate from the CBA, even though I believe it is in the CBA as well.
so, the Owner's lock the players out... but can still them they have to abide by the agreements they've made?

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