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RFA signing period has opened. It closes on the same day as trade deadline day, Monday February 24th (no exceptions). Please use the attached file and when completed message me the file with it saved as team name rfa2020 (eg capitalsrfa2020). You can also email it to stevedowns@rogers.com . Once your players are signed they will be updated soon afterwards on the site. At that point contracts are final. If you trade a player who has been signed the contract cannot be changed by the new GM.

If you have an RFA that you wish to let test the RFA waters and retain his rights you must message me the name. Steve will make a separate post with those players so we don't forget who they are as well as provide further information about the process. If you do not let Steve know, then you will lose all compensation rights to that player when he signs in the offseason.

Compensation for signing a RFA is as follows;

i.$475,000 to $999,999 = no compensation
$1,000,000 to $1,499,999 = 5th Round Draft Pick
$1,500,000 to $1,999,999 = 4th Round Draft Pick
$2,000,000 to $2,999,999 = 3rd Round Draft Pick 
v. $3,000,000 to $3,999,999 = 2nd Round Draft Pick
$4,000,000 to $4,999,999 = 1st Round Draft Pick
$5,000,000 to $5,999,999 = 1st& 2nd Round Draft Picks
$6,000,000 to $6,999,999 = two 1st Round Draft Picks
$7,000,000+ = Three 1st Round Draft Picks

Some common mistakes when doing your RFA's...

  • Please use the player's age on July 1st, 2020. It may be different than it is now.
  • Use the cap hit and not the AAV amount. They may be different. Also use www.capfriendly.com to get the salaries of current players.
  • Players on their NHL ELC can only be extended to a maximum of 2 years.
  • Players earning more than 1.5M in the DCHL must use the higher AAV between their DCHL and NHL contract.
  • If a player is not on that site for some reason let Steve know.
  • You can only sign 2 four deals and 2 five year deals per season.
  • You must use DCHL cash for signing bonus, signing bonuses will be deducted at the end of the regular season.

If you have any questions please ask me or another BOG.
Happy New Year!

RFA Tutorial here.

RFA file can be downloaded here.

RFA extensions can be seen here.