Since the end of the lockout, a number of big name restricted free agents have received and signed offer sheets.
Offering a contract to a restricted free agent is no small matter however. Not only does a GM usually have to shell out big dollars, but he must also be prepared to fork over draft picks.
The practice is often marked with an uproar of media attention and criticism.
You can thank Brian Burke for that.
Although we haven't seen a significant offer sheet in quite some time, this summer may bring with it a flurry of activity.
A number of top quality RFAs are set to hit the market.
For the sake of a good read, I'm going to play to part of rumor monger and try to guess which players are most likely to receive offer sheets come July 1.
Here are the five restricted free agents most likely to be wooed away from their teams in the offseason.
(Keep in mind that this is purely speculation)