F Prokhorkin contract with LA King is not valid (confirmed))
KHL press release
NHL annuled Prokhorkin´s, born 93, entry level contract with LA King because he had valid KHL contract with CSKA Moscow at the moment of singing NHL contract.
National Hockey League has officially informed the Continental Hockey League to terminate arbitration decision regarding the NHL's refusal to register the contract with striker Nicolas Prohorkina club "Los Angeles." This decision marked the end of the proceedings concerning the contractual status of hockey, which began in September.
> The essence of the dispute is. Summer of 2012, 19-year-old striker Nicholas Prohorkin (25 matches for a career in the NHL, 1 goal, 2 assists, 93 games in the MHL, 37 goals, 48 assists), who had a contract with CSKA hockey club, signed a contract with the club of the National Hockey League "Los Angeles" by selecting it on the 2012 NHL Draft in the fourth round at a common number 121.
> Based upon the KHL CSKA documents confirming Nicholas Prohorkina current contract with the club League, National Hockey League has refused to register the agreement with the hockey club "Los Angeles."
> Continental Hockey League is pleased that, in this difficult situation, in spite of the controversial North American hockey player agent common sense prevailed. NHL and the NHL in the proceedings acted in a single legal framework, regulations respected each other and tried not only in words but in deeds guided agreements concluded between the leagues. Thanks to an impartial and professional leadership
The National Hockey League has officially informed the Kontinental Hockey League of the close of arbitration concerning the NHL’s refusal to register the forward Nikolai Prokhorkin’s contract with the Los Angeles Kings hockey club. This decision brings to an end the dispute over the player’s contractual status, which had been running since September of this year.
The dispute arose when 19-year-old attacker Nikolai Prokhorkin (25 games in the KHL, 1 goal, 2 assists; 93 games in the YHL, 37 goals, 48 assists), a player with an existing contract with CSKA Moscow hockey club, signed a contract with the NHL club Los Angeles Kings, who had selected Prokhorkin 121st overall in the in the fourth round of the 2012 NHL Draft.
On receipt of documentation supplied by the KHL and CSKA confirming Nikolai Prokhorkin’s existing contract with the KHL club, the National Hockey League refused to register the player’s agreement with the Los Angeles club.
The Kontinental Hockey League would like to express its satisfaction that common sense has prevailed in this difficult situation, in spite of the controversial actions of the player’s North American agent. All through the proceedings, the KHL and the NHL acted according to a single legal framework, respected the integrity of the other’s regulatory guidelines and strived to adhere to the agreements concluded between the leagues – not just with words, but with actions.
Thanks to the impartial and professional position of the leadership of the NHL. the efforts from the representatives of the KHL’s sporting departments and the assistance from the CSKA management, a dangerous precedent has been averted, a precedent which could have undermined the principle of cooperation between the KHL and NHL and cast doubt on the existing mechanisms governing the transfer of players between the two leagues.