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Interesting story developing for Avs fans.

Dennis Parshin, the Russian Prospect and Avalanche 3rd round prospect from 2004, has declined to sign his Russian RFA contract and is trying to compensate his Russian club in order to become a Russian UFA, via Dimitry Chesnokov's twitter. (Mr. Chesnokov, for those who don't know, is Puck Daddy's Russian Correspondent and Guru. He does some really awesome work over there, crowned by his interviews with Russian NHLers. )

If he succeeds this would make him eligible to sign with the Avs, who I believe still have his rights.

More as it develops (although I suggest just following Mr. Chesnokov's twitter, which is what I'm doing.)

Non-update update: Still waiting on the word.

Update: Tweet'd by Mr. Chesnokov:
The court in Russia postponed the announcement of the ruling re Parshin and Shirokov until a later date. No one knows when that will be