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06-30-2011, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by GAGLine View Post
If Stamkos signs an offer sheet, Tampa must match or take the compensation. There are no other choices. If they match, they assume the terms of the contract as negotiated with the other team.

Players can't make more than 20% of the cap, and we couldn't afford that cap hit anyway.
They have 7 days to match during which time they can negotiate alternative compensation with the Rangers. See the Chris Gratton RFA offersheet by the flyers many years ago. Nothing has changed in that process as far as I know.

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