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Rangers Get Draft Pick For Cherepanov’s Death

A report on the New York Post stated that the New York Rangers got a compensatory second-round pick for the death of prospect Alexei Cherepanov.

Now I know this is a delicate subject, but it took a little digging for me to understand how and why this was awarded. From the Hockey’s Future FAQs, here are the reasons why compensatory picks may be allocated:

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The Consequences of Cherepanov

It seems a little inconsequential to be discussing how the Alexei Cherepanov affects international hockey since the bottom line is that a kid just died, perhaps unnecessarily so. However, I know I’m not the only one who instantly wondered what was going through the minds of ex-NHLers who chose to go to the KHL or other NHLers who may have been contemplating that. Did it make them pause and wonder if they made the right choice?

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