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06-27-2011, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by BernieParent View Post
Regarding signing Simmonds and Voracek, I admit to being fuzzy on the details of RFAs and how much power they have to say 'no'. I know that teams need to offer 110%, 105% and 100% on players who made <$660,000, <$1 mil, and >$1 mil, respectively. Neither of Simmonds nor Voracek are arbitration eligible, either, as both have only played 3 seasons in the NHL.

So am I right in understanding that Holmgren can QO them and they have to accept?
No, they are free agents and can sign whatever they want to sign.

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