This summer NHL fans got to see what happens when a team says they will match any offer for a specific player.
Nashville GM David Poile had stated that he would match any offer sent to top defenseman Shea Weber. So when Philadelphia came knocking, Poile backed up his statement.
It was not the first time that a crazy offer sheet had been extended to a player, and in most cases they were met. In fact only one in the last decade had not been.
Since offer sheets became a viable alternative to obtaining a free agent, there have been some interesting ones sent out, from those that bore a hefty price tag to those that made people scratch their heads in confusion.
In the slides that follow we’ll take a look at some of the craziest offer sheets that were extended to free agents over the years.