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Old 07-31-2021, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default UFA Batch Instructions - please read and ask questions

We will be going free agents in “batches” of players up for bid.

I think we will probably end up having 5 batches, but it may change. The second to last batch will be an open one – for any remaining players, for all teams that have cap space for their bids. The last batch will be a second open batch, with the only difference being teams don’t need to have the cap.

Here are the rules for bidding on a player
- You must have all players on 1 way contracts on your CPHL team. If we see that you have stashed a 1 way player in the AHL, all your offers will be voided
- You must have all players above the ratings threshold and 23 years of age and younger on your CPHL squad. If we find any stashed in the minors - all bids are void
- All offers must include ALL information required, as outlined below. If you fail to include something, your offers will be voided
- You MUST have cap space for the first year CPHL value of any offer, except for the very final batch, as noted above.
- Contracts are minimum 500K per year. Max 9.99.

- Submit your offers on the above players by sending an email to cphlufa@yahoo.com. These offers should include:
o The name of the player(s)
o The term of the contract
o The per year value of the contract
o The AHL% you are offering
 AHL% must be in 5 percent increment up to 50 per cent. You can also offer 1 way deals. You cannot offer 55% to 95%.
o Total per year CPHL value of offers being made
o Cap available (offer value must be at or less than cap available)

The player will be awarded to the team that offers the most committed dollars. Committed dollars= years of contract*per year value*AHL%

Let’s look at a couple examples.
This is what your emails should look like:
The Minnesota Wild submit the following bids:
Bill Bumface: 2 years @ $5M/season, AHL 50%
Hockey McStickFace: 1 year @ $10M/season, AHL 10%
Total CPHL value of offers: $15M ($5M+$10M)
Total Cap Available: $16M

Let’s now add another example and see what team would win the player.
The Boston Bruins submit the following bids:
Bill Bumface: 3 years @ 6M/season, AHL 30%
Hockey McStickface: 2 years @ 4M/season/1 way

The competing offers are calculated as follows:

Bill Bumface:
Wild: $5M (2*5.0*0.5)
Boston: $5.4M (3*6.0*0.3)
Boston wins the player

Hockey McStickFace
Wild: 1M (1*10*0.1)
Boston: 8M (2*4*100%)
Boston wins again.

Now, if two teams make bids and end up with the same committed dollars then the player will be awarded to the team lowest in the standings from last year.

Make sense? If not – ask questions! This is important stuff.

Here is the key thing:
When making sure you have enough cap space for your offers this is based on the CPHL per year $ value of the contract you are offering. When a player is awarded though it is based on the Committed Dollar calculation outlined above.

I should add that if you make deals that impact your cap, you have the option to update your offers. If you have less cap available you must still have enough cap available for your offers OR update them so you do.

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Old 08-01-2021, 11:21 AM   #2
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Also for full transparency and to answer the question "does Jiri have access to the ufa bids and thus can alter his offers accordingly?"
The way I handle this is when I post the batches, I also in parallel at the same time, send in my bids. Thus - I can ensure my bids are the first ones in and absent any insights into what other teams are offering.
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