Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Avalanche match Calgary's Offer Sheet for ROR
View Single Post
Old
03-02-2013, 06:41 PM
  #726
Calculon
unholy acting talent
 
Calculon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Error 503
Country: Canada
Posts: 8,457
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bubba Thudd View Post
and who's to say O'Reiily's agent didn't know about the rule?

They reportedly had 4 offer sheets (a member of the Avs forum is friends with ROR), but didn't sign. Well, until an offer that was just too good to pass up came along. At 6.5M next year, ROR had to sign, and probably didn't care if he ended up with COL, CGY, or CBJ for that kind of cash.
Probably O'Reilly's agent:

Quote:
adater 4:13pm via Twitter for iPad O'Reilly agent Pat Morris admits on @JeffMarek and @wyshynski podcast he didn't know waiver rule.Said he wouldn't have let Flames sign if so


Last edited by Calculon: 03-02-2013 at 06:47 PM.
Calculon is offline   Reply With Quote