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05-26-2011, 08:46 AM
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Milliardo
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Originally Posted by Jonjmc View Post
The reason you don't see offer sheets isn't because of some unwritten rule between GMs or some code of honor, the reason you don't see them is because it's the worst possible way to acquire talent. You not only have to overpay a RFA to be certain his team doesn't match, but you also have to give up draft picks.

Either overpay to sign an UFA or trade the picks to acquire the player, not both.
Pretty much. But this so called inwritten rule does exist. I don't think Shero would ever make an offer sheet. One day it will come back to haunt you. Plus you burn bridges for potential trades.

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