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03-02-2013, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Alklha View Post
The new CBA details were sent to every team and make things very clear. The passage that is relevent here is...



Signing a player to an offersheet does not place him on your RFA list at any point, so in this situation he has to pass through waivers. There is no ambiguity there. As Bob McKenzie stated, you can't sign a player to a offersheet and then leave his contract in no mans land, waivers becomes an automatic process as soon as the other team doesn't match.

Calgary would have filed a grievance if ROR had ended up on waivers, but they wouldn't have had a leg to stand on. I assume that the Flames are looking for a replacement GM, because Jay Feaster has got to get the sack sometime soon for making that kind of mistake. The fact he still think that signing another teams RFA to an offersheet puts him onto his teams RFA list at any point is mindblowing.
I'm confused on how signing an RFA to your team doesn't put him on your team's RFA list. Can you clarify?

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