Thread: Speculation: How Much Will Kessel Make?
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07-22-2012, 03:30 PM
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It would be in Leafs best interest if in the new CBA the they increased the years of service/age until UFA status and that would make Kessel a RFA and not an UFA at end of this contract.

Then an Offer Sheet would be the only way to lose his services, and it would not be free as it would be draft picks compensation worst case scenario.
not really if the NHL is able to get a later UFA years I believe they would have to give something to the players, if I'm the players I would look at gettin rid of the compensation for RFA's that way more teams would be interested in offersheets, like the NBA who do not give compensation.

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