This thread is mainly a question to Irish Blues and kdb209. Irish Blues, you say on your homepage under the player cap page that Lasse Kukkonen will be a Group VI UFA, if he doesn't play 70 NHL games this season, otherwise he is a RFA. According to the CBA a player has to be 25 or older, needs three professional seasons under a SPC and played less than 80 NHL games to qualify for Group VI UFAs. As Kukkonen only played two seasons in North America (03-04, 06-07), why does he qualify for Group VI UFAs? Was he under contract with Chicago than he played for Oulu during the lockout?