: Player Discussion:
Should Bergevin offer sheet Cowen?
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07-22-2013, 12:43 PM
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I'm all for offer-sheeting him. 1st+2nd+3rd, that's fine to give up for a player of Cowen's calibre. Of course, I don't believe we'd be giving it up, Ottawa would match. But it would sting them financially. Whether that would end up having an effect on their ability to compete this year or not, I don't know, but that would be the main objective.
Getting Cowen to sign an offersheet with our team is probably not viable, though, even if you throw $4M at him? (which would just be a 1st+3rd I think). But who knows. It would surely be worth a try IMHO.
What about the potential repercussions, insofar as Ottawa offersheeting a Hab down the road?
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