which NHL player will receive an NHL Offer Sheet?
Which RFA will receive an NHL offer sheet this summer? Will it be Matthew Tkachuk? Jason Robertson? Pierre-Luc Dubois? Patrik Laine?

The following players listed below will be RFA’s this summer. The deadline for NHL teams to submit a qualifying offer is July 11, 2022.

RFAs can begin contract talks with rival teams on July 12, 2022. A qualifying offer is needed to retain negotiating rights to that player if they are given an offer sheet from a rival club.

Top 10 NHL RFA’s 2022 who could receive an offer sheet

  1. Matthew Tkachuk (Calgary Flames)
  2. Jason Robertson (Dallas Stars)
  3. Pierre-Luc Dubois (Winnipeg Jets)
  4. Patrik Laine (Columbus Blue Jackets)
  5. Josh Norris (Ottawa Senators)
  6. Kevin Fiala (Minnesota Wild)
  7. Jesper Bratt (New Jersey Devils)
  8. Tony DeAngelo (Carolina Hurricanes)
  9. Noah Dobson (New York Islanders)
  10. Andrew Mangiapane (Calgary Flames)

Compensation for 2022 offer sheets

$1,386,490 or belowNone
Over $1,386,490 to $2,100,742Third-round pick
Over $2,100,742 to $4,201,488Second-round pick
Over $4,201,488 to $6,302,230First-round pick, Third-round pick
Over $6,302,230 to $8,402,975First-round pick, Second-round pick, Third-round pick
Over $8,402,975 to $10,503,7202 First-round picks
Second-round pick
Third-round pick
Over $10,503,7204 First-round picks

The NHL only saw one offer sheet last year and that was to Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi. The Habs did not match the Carolina Hurricanes offer of $6.1-million to Kotkaniemi. Montreal received two draft picks from Carolina, a first- and a third-rounder for 2022 NHL Entry Draft.

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