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06-26-2012, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by JoeFlyer View Post
But (and I might be wrong) isn't the amount of compensation for accepting a sheet based on his current salary? At his $7.5m that would only be Two first-round picks and a second and third-round pick?

And also if he elects not to go to arbitration (which would stop him getting offer sheets) there is nothing Nashville could do? Their only option would be to match any offer sheet he accepts. By doing nothing they have no coice but to trade him or let him sit out a year until he's a UFA?
The compensation is based on the offer sheet, not his contract from the previous season. If he signed an offer she below the +$7.8 million so it didn't cost the team 4 picks. Nashville would simply match the offer. In fact even if it was higher depending on the amount they still might match it and simply trade him for something other than picks.

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