Calgary Flames v Colorado Avalanche

UPDATE: The Avalanche have quickly matched. Feaster famine, in this case.

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This will shock you, but an NHL team intentionally made a move to make their team better today. It shouldn’t shock you, of course, but for some reason (it’s collusion) teams don’t often offer sheet other teams’ RFAs.

The Calgary Flames have put in an offer sheet on Ryan O’Reilly worth 10 million dollars over two years. Here’s what you need to know in the short term:

I don’t know what the cost of having the Colorado Avalanche mad at you is, but I have a hunch it’s more valuable to acquire good players for not-that-much.