Posted 11 July 2013 - 02:46 PM
Due to the new CBA I believe they have to eat that salary.
WOW what s***ty timing.
I wonder if he gave them a heads up about this?
I would think if they new he would have been a compliance buy out!
"After many conversations with Ilya over the past year on his desire to retire from the National Hockey League, Ilya's decision became official today," said general manager Lou Lamoriello in a statement.
"On behalf of the entire organization, I wish Ilya and his family all the best in their future endeavors."
Sounds like he is off to KHL.
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