Blues sign Steve Bernier to an offer sheet; Canucks Match
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07-08-2008, 06:07 PM
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Drop the Sopel
You make it sound like RFA offersheets are commonplace. Not once has a team sent an offersheet just to get revenge for an offer that was given to one of their players. Never. It's a bush league move that makes the Blues look like a bunch of immature babies. They had no intentions of bringing Steve Bernier to St. Louis whatsoever.
The used to be commonplace in the nineties, including seven in 1991. After the Fedorov offersheet in 1998 though, there wasn't another one for eight years until the Kesler offersheet.
I think we'll see them start to become as common as they were in early nineties with a handful every offseason.
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