From Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch:
The NHL today rejected the contract signed by Nikita Filatov with the Blue Jackets late last week. But ...
It has nothing to do with Russian claims that Filatov is still property of his Russian club, CSKA Moscow, or that the Blue Jackets owe CSKA Moscow compensation. It has nothing to do with the Continental Hockey League.
Read the entire post here.
If that was the only problem with the contract, which by all accounts it was, then the contract should be approved tomorrow.